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Joe Knitter

FIVE FIREFIGHTERS INJURED AFTER APPARATUS ROLLS INTO DITCH WHILE RESPONDING – IOWA

Five Atkins volunteer firefighters were injured Monday when the firetruck they were riding in rolled into a ditch. The accident happened on a rural road in Benton County shortly before 11 a.m., according to a news release issued by the city. The firefighters were leaving the scene of one call and responding to the scene...
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NO SERIOUS INJURIES REPORTED AFTER FIRE ENGINE INVOLVED IN CRASH – MISSOURI

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City fire truck was involved in a crash Monday evening at 55th and Prospect. The crash happened around 6 p.m. A civilian suffered minor injuries and no firefighters were injured. The truck was on its way to a fire call at 59th and Prospect when the crash happened, according...
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TWO FIREFIGHTERS, TWO CIVILIANS INJURED IN THREE-VEHICLE CRASH INVOLVING FIRE ENGINE – OHIO

TROTWOOD — Multiple people, including two firefighters, were taken to the hospital after a crash involving a fire truck in Trotwood. Around 2:20 p.m., crews were dispatched to the intersection of Little Richmond Road and State Route 49, according to Trotwood Fire Department Public Information Officer Ralph Bowman. According to Bowman, three vehicles were involved...
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FIVE INJURED IN CRASH BETWEEN FIRE ENGINE AND DELIVERY TRUCK – ARIZONA

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Five people, including several Phoenix firefighters, have been taken to a hospital after a crash involving a fire engine and a flatbed delivery truck late Monday morning. “I was working at my desk and heard a giant boom,” said Celeste Elias, who works at a business near where the crash occurred on...
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REMINDER: USFA Fire Summit Invite (The Secret List)

All, U.S. Fire Administrator, Dr Lori Moore Merrell, and the USFA will host the “2nd Annual U.S. Fire Administrator’s Summit on Fire Prevention and Control” on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland. YOU are invited to be part of this exclusive event (in person or virtually) that will discuss the issues (and...
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FF SUICIDES, FATAL APPARATUS BLOCKING CRASH (The Secret List)

All, The Bon Air Fire Company (Delaware Co, PA, outside of Philadelphia) identified the Firefighter who ended his life at the fire station on the morning of Sept. 6 as Asif Rahman, 19. Rahman joined the department in 2022, was an active member of the fire company and the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Asif was a young member of...
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