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Posted: Feb 14, 2019

Firefighter Charged With Burglary From Baltimore City Fire Stations

Members of the firehouse reported seeing an unknown man wearing a firefighters uniform enter their firehouse without their permission.  

A member confronted the intruder who quickly left, police said. After examining their belongings, a member realized her wallet was missing.  

Baltimore City Fire Stations all over the city were placed on alert and advised to frequently check their firehouses were secure.

 
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Posted: Feb 14, 2019

Brookings (SD) Fire Department Gets Fire Equipment To Help Save Pets

 
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Posted: Feb 14, 2019

Mocksville (NC) Welcomes New Fire Apparatus

 
 

At a cost of more than $560,000, it has taken two years for the truck to be delivered. It was still due for lettering last week, and firefighters will train on the new engine for several weeks before it is put into service, said Fire Chief Frank Carter.  

It replaces a 20-year-old engine that had traveled more than 100,000 miles.

The 2018 Rosenbauer will be safer for firefighters, featuring rollover protection and side air bags. It can transport up to five firefighters.

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Posted: Feb 14, 2019

Winston-Salem (NC) Welcomes Fire Apparatus

 
 

The tractor-trailer tiller truck, as it is officially known, is housed at Station 1 at 651 N. Marshall St. The station got the new truck in November, with the 15 firefighters based there training for two months on how to drive the truck. It’s been in service for the past two months, with firefighters getting used to the new vehicle, which is styled like a tractor-trailer rig, said Capt. Shawn Scruggs. One driver sits up front in the cab; the second driver is on the back section of the truck and steers the back end of the rig.  

It replaces a straight-frame aerial truck that was at Station 1, which is the busiest station in the city, Scruggs said. That truck is going to a less busy station in the city.

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Posted: Feb 14, 2019

Three Firefighters Hurt After Fire Apparatus Crashes in Bonsall (CA)

 
 
 

The firefighters were able to get out of the damaged truck on their own and were taken a hospital to be evaluated as a precaution, authorities said. They were later released from the hospital.  

The cause of the crash was under investigation, according to Cal Fire Capt. Issac Sanchez.

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