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Vehicle Safety

3 FIRE APPARATUS STRUCK IN NORTH CAROLINA

A tractor-trailer crashed into THREE FIRE APPARATUS along Interstate 85 in Rowan County (North Carolina) this morning. The wreck happened on I-85 southbound near the Yadkin River Bridge, mile marker 82. A tractor-trailer struck three Millers Ferry fire trucks that were operating at another incident. The driver of the tractor-trailer was hurt but the Firefighters,...
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2 FIREFIGHTER PILOTS KILLED IN MID-AIR COLLISION – WILDLAND FIRE

We regret to pass on that 2 Firefighter pilots were killed in a mid-air collision involving two U.S. Department of the Interior-contracted Single Engine Air Tankers, or SEATs* yesterday around 1255 hours, at the Bishop Fire, about 17 miles SW of Caliente, Nevada. Caliente is located about 150 miles northeast of Las Vegas. The collision...
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FLORIDA EMT CRITICALLY INJURED AFTER BEING STRUCK

A Florida ambulance EMT was badly injured when he was struck by a vehicle as he was assisting victims in a crash Sunday morning. The EMT Dawson Rice remains in critical condition at Osceola Regional Medical Center with his left arm fractured in multiple places, his pelvis fractured in multiple places, he’s had his spleen...
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2 FIREFIGHTERS KILLED IN RUSSIA-APPARATUS STRUCK BY TRAIN-LODD

In the Altai Territory, on the afternoon of July 24, a train collided with a fire engine. As a result of the incident, 2 members were killed, two more were injured. The apparatus and crew ere responding to a fire call. Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In peace.
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New York Firefighter Crashes While Responding To Emergency-Suffers Numerous Fractures-Critical But NLT

A longtime firefighter and EMT was critically injured and flown to Upstate Medical University after he crashed his personal vehicle into a tree while responding to an emergency call Tuesday afternoon. Shortly after 1600, they were responding from their station to reports of a person having difficulty breathing. While on their way, they came upon...
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FATAL FIRE APPARATUS CRASH IN TEXAS

A Princeton (Texas, east of McKinney) Fire Dept brush rig and a pickup truck collided at an intersection at around 10 a.m. Monday. A 30 year old man in the pickup truck was killed, and 1 Firefighter was injured, NLT. Initial reports are that the PFD brush truck was traveling east and the pickup was...
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