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AMBULANCE INVOLVED IN CRASH ENROUTE TO CALL – MASSACHUSETTS

HARWICH – Harwich Fire reports that while responding to a cardiac arrest in West Harwich, the station 2 ambulance struck a vehicle at Chatham Road and Route 39 Thursday afternoon. Fire officials say the ambulance had all of its warning lights on and the siren was operating at the time of the crash. No one was...
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CITY, COUNTY AGREE TO SETTLEMENT FROM 2019 APPARATUS CRASH – NEVADA

ELKO – Elko City Council and Elko County Commissioners have agreed to a $150,000 settlement with the victim of a November 2019 crash involving a fire truck driven by an Elko Fire Department volunteer firefighter and with the victim’s parents. Commissioners agreed Wednesday to pay the county’s $10,000 share, and Elko City Council voted on...
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MOTHER, CHILD SERIOUSLY INJURED IN HEAD-ON CRASH WITH AMBULANCE – GEORGIA

A mother and her 5-year-old child were rushed to a hospital with serious injuries Tuesday afternoon after their car smashed into an ambulance in Atlanta. The people inside the ambulance suffered minor injuries in the crash, which happened in the 3700 block of Hogan Road, according to Atlanta police spokeswoman Officer Crystal Johnson. Officers arrived...
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Weekly Company Drills: “What Should We Drill On?”

Below is a link to a number of no cost-no excuses weekly fire department basic company drills. As always, make sure that these – or any related suggested drill or training – are authorized and fall within the policies and operating guidelines of your own department, as well as used based upon the qualifications of...
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CLEVELAND FIRE TRUCK STRUCK WHILE BLOCKING ACCIDENT SCENE

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – A car slammed into a Cleveland fire truck early Sunday morning while a firefighter blocked traffic for a crash, the fire department said. No one was inside the truck when it was hit, according to an Assistant Fire Chief. The fire truck was struck around 2 a.m. Sunday on I-90 W...
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FOUR PHILLY FFs, CIVILIAN INJURED AS ENGINE COLLIDES WITH CAR AND CRASHES INTO BUILDING

PHILADELPHIA — Two firefighters and a civilian were injured after a fire trucked crashed through a building on Thursday afternoon in North Philadelphia. It happened shortly after 4 p.m. at 7th and Girard. Police say the crew was responding to a house fire, with lights and sirens active, when their truck collided with a car....
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