Emergency Vehicles & Operations News

  • 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

  • Expired Drugs on Ga. Rescue Rigs

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. --   CBS Atlanta News has tough questions for DeKalb County after expired drugs used to save lives were found on emergency vehicles. CBS Atlanta News has discovered DeKalb County rescue trucks carried expired drugs on board...

    News • March 9th, 2010

  • Boston Ladder Truck Report Released

    BOSTON -- More than a year after Lt. Kevin Kelley was killed when Boston Fire Ladder 26 slammed into a building, an internal investigation into the crash has been completed. The report released by the...

    News • March 9th, 2010

  • Mass. Chief: Deadly Hose Incident Could Happen Anywhere

    BOSTON -- After an 82-year-old woman was killed by an unsecured hose on a passing fire truck in Cambridge, Team 5 Investigates learned it's not the first time an incident like this has happened. Gertrude King, of...

    News • January 30th, 2010

  • EMT Crashes Ambulance On Way to N.J. House Fire

    MIDDLE TOWNSHIP— On Tuesday, Jan. 26 Middle Township Ambulance Corps EMT Joseph Sims, was involved in a serious accident while driving ambulance unit 1409 at the intersection of Indian Trail Road and Route 9. According to police Sims was en-route to...

    News • January 28th, 2010

  • Fire Hose Injures Mass. Woman

    BOSTON --   An 82-year-old Somerville woman was seriously injured in Cambridge Tuesday when a hose on the side of a fire truck struck her as she was standing waiting for the vehicle to pass. A Cambridge Fire Department engine was on Massachusetts...

    News • January 27th, 2010

  • 3 Kentucky FFs Injured in Crash

    OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. --   Several firefighters are recovering after crashing their fire truck on the way to an emergency call. Officials said the crash happened at about 1:19 a.m. Sunday 11900 block of U.S. Highway 42 in Oldham County. The vehicle...

    News • January 18th, 2010

  • Ohio Man Tried To Steal Fire Truck

    CINCINNATI -- A man was shocked with a Taser gun and taken into custody Thursday after police said he tried to steal a fire truck. The incident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on the 2700 block of North Bend...

    News • January 15th, 2010

  • N.H. Fire Vehicle Involved in Crash

    LACONIA, N.H. -- A Laconia Fire Department cruiser was involved in a crash Thursday afternoon. Officials said the fire vehicle was responding to an accident at 2:36 p.m. when it was struck by another vehicle turning left...

    News • January 7th, 2010

  • Colo. Fire Truck Gets Stuck in Hole

    DENVER -- It's not everyday you see a fire truck stuck in a hole. But that's what happened Tuesday in Denver. The truck was rounding a corner at 19th Avenue and Logan Street when it started sinking...

    News • January 5th, 2010

  • Four Tenn. FFs Hurt in Engine Roll Over

    -- Four firefighters from the White House Volunteer Fire Department who were injured responding to a wreck Sunday have been released from a hospital. According to fire officials, the firefighters were treated at Vanderbilt and released...

    News • December 29th, 2009

  • Detroit Fire Truck Slams into Vehicle

    DETROIT -- A Detroit fire truck racing to a blaze at a commercial building on Detroit's west side slammed into a vehicle Wednesday afternoon. The truck collided with the car on Buchanan Road and 14 Street...

    News • December 24th, 2009

  • Wrong Parts in Boston Truck Crash

    A Boston Fire Department contractor installed the wrong parts on Ladder 26 several months before it crashed, killing a firefighter at in early January, according to The Boston Globe.The newspaper reviewed the police report from a recent investigation...

    News • December 16th, 2009