Emergency Vehicles & Operations News

  • Equipment Stolen From Miami Engine

    MIAMI -- A man burglarized a fire truck parked outside a Miami grocery store Wednesday morning, stealing equipment worth thousands of dollars, according to Miami Fire Rescue.

    News • June 17th, 2010

  • Fla. Pays FF's Fatal Crash Ticket Fight

    TAVARES, Fla. -- Lake County has agreed to spend money for a lawyer to fight a firefighter's traffic ticket. The firefighter was involved in a fatal crash on Florida's Turnpike on Christmas Day 2009. The crash has...

    News • June 2nd, 2010

  • Blaze Tears Through Ore. Firehouse

    CLOVERDALE, Ore. --  A four-alarm blaze ripped through a fire station and two businesses in the coastal town of Cloverdale, fire crews said. Tillamook Fire District Fire Marshal Rueben Descloux said about 100 firefighters and responders...

    News • May 28th, 2010

  • Three Hurt in Seattle Ambulance Crash

    SEATTLE -- A van crashed into a Seattle Fire Department Medic One unit in south Seattle Monday afternoon, reported KIRO 7 Eyewitness News. The crash happened shortly after noon at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South and South...

    News • May 18th, 2010

  • SUV, Fire Truck Collide in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS --  A woman and two firefighters were injured Monday in a wreck between a Beech Grove fire truck and an SUV. The crash happened just after 4 p.m. at the intersection of Troy and Perkins avenues. The fire truck, with its light...

    News • May 4th, 2010

  • Fla. Firefighter Hurt in Tanker Crash

    BUNNELL, Fla. -- A Flagler County firefighter suffered a broken wrist and had to be taken to Flagler Hospital after the tanker truck he was driving overturned in Bunnell on Sunday. The man's identity was not released...

    News • April 26th, 2010

  • New Green Technology to Be Unveiled at FDIC

    At the 2010 Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis this week, two manufacturers will introduce emergency apparatus with technology designed to help keep the atmosphere clean and save fuel.HME Ahrens-Fox will introduce the nation’s...

    News • April 20th, 2010

  • Four Mass. FFs Injured in Crash

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. --  Four Framingham firefighters were hurt when their fire engine veered off the road Saturday morning, tipping over and crashing into a pole before coming to rest upright in the front yard of a home.

    News • April 10th, 2010

  • Nevada Woman Hit by Fire Truck

    LAS VEGAS -- A 77-year-old Boulder City woman underwent surgery on her legs Thursday after she was hit by a fire truck at a mobile home park. Nyla Proctor was outside her home Sunday night as firefighters were responding...

    News • April 9th, 2010

  • Woman Hurt in Nev. Apparatus Incident

    BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- Boulder City police are investigating an incident involving a woman hurt while firefighters responded to an electric pole fire and power outage Sunday night. The woman was airlifted to University...

    News • April 6th, 2010

  • Fire Truck Collides With Car in N.H.

    NASHUA, N.H. -- A Nashua fire truck collided with a car Tuesday night. Police said collision happened at the intersection of West Hollis and Main streets just after midnight. No one was hurt. Police said they...

    News • April 1st, 2010

  • SUV Hits Parked Miami Fire Truck

    MIAMI --  A driver was injured when she crashed her SUV into a fire truck parked at the scene of another crash on Interstate 95 Friday morning, fire officials said. Lt. Ignatius Carroll of Miami Fire Rescue said a rescue crew went to...

    News • March 27th, 2010

  • Mich. FF Drives Engine After License Suspension; Faces Termination

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- An Ann Arbor firefighter is facing termination after he continued to operate a fire truck engine while failing to report that his driver's license had been suspended, authorities said. Terry Jones, a...

    News • March 25th, 2010

  • Oklahoma Pot Holes Slow Responses

    BOKOSHE, Okla. --  Some drivers in Bokoshe said their roads are in such bad shape that it's affecting emergency response times. On Tuesday, firefighters had to travel a pot hole filled road to battle a chicken house fire. The fire chief...

    News • March 18th, 2010

  • Mo. Fire Truck Collides with Car

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A car collided overnight with a Kansas City firetruck in the downtown area. Police said a car ran a red light and collided with the fire truck at the intersection of Truman Road and Grand Boulevard...

    News • March 15th, 2010