Emergency Vehicles & Operations News

  • Ga. Man Sets Fire to Home, Daughter Inside

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A Lawrenceville man is accused of setting fire to a home while he and his young daughter were inside. On Friday, Roberto Fernandez-Centena, 45, took his 6-year-old daughter to the family’s former home on Daisy Court in...

    News • December 27th, 2010

  • Florida Fire Engine Gets Stuck in Sinkhole

    PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. -- Three Pembroke Pines firefighters drove away Thursday night in Engine No. 33, which was back in service after being stuck in an enormous sinkhole. They were responding to 911 callers who were...

    News • December 24th, 2010

  • Calif. Fire Dept., Sheriff Feud Over Helicopter Use

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- A long simmering feud between the Kern County Sheriff's Department and Fire Department over helicopter hoist rescues was addressed by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning. In October, the board asked the County...

    News • December 16th, 2010

  • Ice Causes Apparatus to Go Off Road in N.H.

    DOVER, N.H. -- The northbound lanes on the Spaulding Turnpike between the Rochester and Dover Tolls reopened shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday after police shut down the roadway for several hours due to icy conditions. Police said conditions on...

    News • December 12th, 2010

  • Car Slams into Fire Truck at Tenn. Highway Scene

    SMYRNA, Tenn. -- A man working underneath his car was killed when it fell on him along Interstate 24 near Smyrna on Friday morning. The incident happened on Interstate 24 at mile marker 67 just past the Smyrna exit...

    News • December 10th, 2010

  • Two Brothers Killed in W.Va. Industrial Explosion

    NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. -- Two people are dead and two others were burned after an explosion at a chemical plant in New Cumberland. It was originally reported by the company at about 6 p.m. that a third person died, but they have since retracted...

    News • December 10th, 2010

  • Maryland Duplex Fire Was Set; Firefighter Burned

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- Fire officials said a blaze that destroyed a duplex in Hagerstown, injuring a firefighter, was intentionally set. The Hagerstown City Fire Marshal's Office is asking for the public's help in getting...

    News • December 7th, 2010

  • Three-Alarm Pennsylvania Fire Injures Six

    PITTSBURGH -- Fire crews have been called to a fire in the Homewood neighborhood. Firefighters said the three-alarm fire broke out at a home on Kedron Street on Saturday evening. Officials said fire crews are having a hard time getting water...

    News • December 5th, 2010

  • Texas Firefighter Extricated From Overturned Rig

    Four San Antonio firefighters were hurt in the wreck.

    News • November 15th, 2010

  • Pa. Dept. Refurbs Aerial After Losing Grant Bids

    Firefighters across the Alleghenies have been battling tough blazes this week, but what's also difficult is making sure they have the right equipment to do the job. During a rough economy, many fire departments, such as the West Hills Regional...

    News • November 12th, 2010

  • Indiana Firefighter Charged With Setting Blazes

    BELLMORE, Ind. -- A volunteer firefighter in Parke County has been arrested on arson charges. Cory Alan Keeling, a volunteer firefighters will the Bellmore Fire Department, is accused of setting six fires over the past year. Police said all...

    News • October 25th, 2010

  • Four Injured in Fla. Ambulance Rollover Crash

    DAVIE, Fla. -- Four people were injured when an ambulance was involved in a crash in Davie on Monday morning. One patient and three paramedics were in the back of the Davie Fire Rescue ambulance when it was involved in a crash on Griffin Road...

    News • October 19th, 2010

  • Fla. Firefighters Lose Battle Against Cameras

    Twenty-one firefighters have been disciplined because of what was captured with the cameras for serious safety violations.

    News • October 15th, 2010

  • San Diego Fire Truck Becomes Stuck in Trench

    A San Diego fire truck became stuck after its tires fell into a trench on Monday night.

    News • October 13th, 2010

  • Responders Urged to Stop Distracted Driving

    With radios, sirens, lights, onboard computers, GPS locators, license plate scanners, you name it, there's little wonder that responders are distracted.

    News • October 1st, 2010