First TeleSqurt Produced by Smeal , LTC, Displayed at FDIC
Smeal Fire Apparatus Co. announced the first TeleSqurt Telescoping Aerial Boom produced by Smeal and Ladder Tower Co. (LTC) will be on display in Smeal at FDIC in Indianapolis, Ind.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:49:29 GMT
S.D. Firefighter Laid to Rest
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:59:11 GMT
New E-ONE HS Series
E-ONE has done it again: The new HS series is back and better than ever! Check out the E-ONE booth, 4901, at FDIC this year for the first looks of this newly designed line of apparatus.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:34:44 GMT
E-ONE Introduces New Rear-Engine Pumpers
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:55:21 GMT
Man Threatens to Kill Mass. Firefighters
A brush fire was being extinguished in Oxford when the threat was made.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:01:20 GMT
Deadly BP Oil Disaster Revisited on Fifth Anniversary
Eleven workers were killed, and some safety regulations won't go into effect for another five years.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:20:20 GMT
Vision 20/20 Launches New Website
Vision 20/20, an organization dedicated to filling in gaps in fire prevention, has designed a new website which is posted at www.strategicfire.org.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:38:46 GMT
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Hartford's Top Brass Clash at Meeting
"I give out orders. I don't need them to be interpreted," Chief Carlos Huertas told a task force.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:00:46 GMT
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Engine 2 Goes in Service With Newton, Kan., Firefighters
Newton, Kan., Fire/EMS has a new rescue pumper in service built by Smeal on a Sirius cab and chassis. It's powered by a Cummins engine and an Allison transmission. To fight fire, it has a Waterous 1,500 gpm pump, a 500-gallon UPF tank, a FoamPro 2002 single-foam system and a Waterous Eclipse CAF system. Other equipment includes a Will-Burt NightScan light tower, an electric hose bed cover, Zico access ladder, Whelen warning and scene lights, and Fire Research Corporation scene lights. It was sold by John Pelfrey, Danko Emergency Equipment, Snyder, Neb.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:38:37 GMT
Motor Coach Burns on Calif. Highway
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:26:30 GMT
Crews Battle Warehouse Fire on Tonawanda Island
Tonawanda Island, N.Y. firefighters say they will likely be out all day continuing to hit hot spots after a big warehouse fire.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:14:08 GMT
Conn. Woman Saved by Fire Officials, Cop
The Wolcott woman was treated for smoke inhalation.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:55:55 GMT
Motorists Experience Consequences of Bad Driving Habits
A trauma surgeon told them about amputating the legs of a texting pedestrian.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:29:59 GMT
Dramatic 911 Call Leads to Md. Rescue
A boy called 911 in Prince George's County, Md. saying he was trapped in a house fire. As a firefighter was leaving with him, another child tugged on his pants.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:15:10 GMT
Deadly Deepwater Oil Rig Blast Recalled
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:05:39 GMT
Md. Kids Rescued From Fire After Calm 911 Call
A teen called 911 and told the dispatcher he was trapped.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:51:00 GMT
New Station in Ala. Town Named for Volunteer
Oxford named the station in honor of Dennis Cox, who served for nearly two decades.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:01:00 GMT
Tour Bus Catches Fire on Calif. Highway
Four of the 52 passengers required treatment.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 05:18:00 GMT
America Pauses to Remember Oklahoma City Bombing Victims
Twenty years ago Sunday, 168 people, including 19 children, perished in the bombing at the Murrah Building.
Posted on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:08:32 GMT
Responders to Okla. City Bombing Felt Numb
Personnel who self-deploy are a hindrance to rescues.
Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:46:43 GMT
Former President Clinton Marks Okla. Bombing
Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:27:08 GMT
Parrots Yell "Help" From Burning House
Firefighters in the Boise, Idaho area give oxygen to two parrots after they were rescued from a burning home in Middleton, Idaho. Firefighters say the parrots were calling "help" and "fire," which initially made them think human beings were trapped in the house. But it was just two parrots, who are expected to survive.
Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:48:54 GMT
Winged Idaho Fire Victims Call 'Help'
Boise firefighters went into rescue mode after hearing the plea.
Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:32:19 GMT
Teens Recall Rescue After Tumbling Over W.Va. Gorge
It took crews six hours to rescue them from the challenging terrain.
Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:35:48 GMT
Robots Put to Test as Firefighters in Austin
Austin firefighters who are training to use robots in emergencies.
Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:30:11 GMT
Winds Whip Ariz.. House Fire
A fire in a Scottsdale home jumped to the home next door with the help of whipping winds. Two teens and a hamster escaped injury.
Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:21:18 GMT
Ind. Haunted House Reduced to Ashes
Shattered Nightmares as well as a discount store and a towing company in the block-long building were destroyed.
Posted on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:10:19 GMT