Emergency Vehicles & Operations News

  • 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

  • Water Issues Factored in Destruction of Fla. Home

    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- Firefighters had trouble putting out a massive early-morning fire at a million-dollar Windermere home Monday, because the closest fire hydrant was a half-mile away. Firefighters had to make 17 trips to the 5,000-square-foot...

    News • September 21st, 2010

  • Ga. Firefighters Remember Engine Lost to Flood

    POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. -- It was one of the most memorable images of metro-Atlanta's historic flood of 2009. CBS Atlanta's Sky Eye captured footage of a burning home in Powder Springs. The house was surrounded by floodwater, and a nearby fire truck sat...

    News • September 16th, 2010

  • Florida Department Donates Vehicles to School

    Local high school students who want to become the next generation of firefighters and paramedics will now be getting a better education, thanks to the Jacksonville Fire-Rescue Department. The department has donated a fire truck and an ambulance to...

    News • September 14th, 2010

  • Detroit Fire Truck Collides With Car

    DETROIT -- A Detroit fire truck and a car crashed Tuesday afternoon on the city's east side. The crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on the corner of Edsel Ford and Van Dyke Avenue. Officials confirmed...

    News • September 1st, 2010

  • Responding Colo. Chief Hurt in Crash

    DENVER -- A battalion chief for the South Metro Fire Department was injured in a car crash while responding to a fire in Englewood Saturday morning. The crash happened at S. Logan Street and E. Jefferson Avenue. The...

    News • August 21st, 2010

  • Responding Pa. Fire Vehicle Crashes

    UPPER ALLEN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- An emergency vehicle was involved in a crash in Upper Allen Township, Cumberland County, Monday while responding to a fire. The crash happened Monday morning at the intersection of South...

    News • August 17th, 2010

  • Ind. FD Defends Out-of-State Truck Bid

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Wayne Township Fire Department is defending its selection of a Michigan company in a $225,696 bid for a new fire truck, even though a Tipton company bid $35,000 less. Wayne Township Fire Chief Larry...

    News • August 10th, 2010

  • Missouri Ambulance Crash Hurts Four

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police said four people were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a Kansas City Fire Department ambulance collided with a minivan in south Kansas City. Investigators said the ambulance was not on a call at the time of...

    News • August 9th, 2010

  • Experts Discuss High-Tech Apparatus

    On average, 5,650 apparatus are purchased each year that include some form of electronic computer controls, according to FAMA.

    News • August 2nd, 2010

  • Lightning Sets Georgia Church on Fire

    SPALDING COUNTY, Ga. -- A Spalding County congregation spent Wednesday cleaning up after a lightning strike set their church on fire. Lightning hit the McDonough Road Baptist Church as intense storms passed through Griffin on Monday night.

    News • July 15th, 2010