Emergency Vehicles & Operations News

  • 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

  • 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