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Posted: Apr 16, 2021

Photo of the Day: April 16, 2021

Rosenbauer—New Brighton (MN) Fire Department 78-foot aerial ladder quint. Commander R7011 cab and chassis; Cummins L9 450-hp engine; Viper 78-foot aerial ladder; Waterous S-100 1,750-gpm pump; 460-gallon polypropylene water tank; 20-gallon foam cell; FoamPro 2002 single-agent foam system; Rosenbauer EXT body with lifetime transferable warranty. Dealer: Steve Harris, General Safety Fire Apparatus, Centerville, MN. (Photo by Paul Barrett.)

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Posted: Apr 16, 2021

San Diego firefighters simulate airport emergency

VIDEO: Most San Diego firefighters spend the majority of their career fighting house and brush fires, but this week, dozens are practicing for something very different - a plane on fire at the airport. “In a house is what we call a Class A fire, typically materials, linens, and wood,” Capt. Derrin Austin with San Diego Fire-Rescue said.
- PUB DATE: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KFMB-TV CBS/CW 8 San Diego
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Posted: Apr 16, 2021

Florida Rapper Involved In Fiery Tractor Trailer Crash On Miami’s Airport Expressway

VIDEO: All lanes of SR-112/Airport Expressway are back open after a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer and a Florida rapper shut them down early Thursday morning. The accident happened near NW 12th Avenue shortly after 3:30 a.m. The driver of the tractor-trailer, who lost his shoe escaping his burning truck, said the other vehicle involved had been speeding on the shoulder when the crash happened.
- PUB DATE: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WFOR-TV CBS 4 Miami
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Posted: Apr 16, 2021

Partnership between Tennessee city and utilities will allow emergency services to operate without power

Chattanooga city leaders came together Thursday afternoon to discuss their commitment to public safety and emergency response. This project is called Power to Protect. It's a joint initiative between the city and EPB. Mayor Andy Berke said he doesn't know of another community in the country doing this.
- PUB DATE: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WRCB-TV NBC 3 Chattanooga
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Posted: Apr 16, 2021

Texas 911 Dispatch manager talks evolution of service

They sit behind multiple computer screens their entire shift, but they could save your life. They are the operators of 911 dispatch. And although National Public Safety Telecommunications Week is under way, their jobs have not become any less stressful. Longview Police Department Communications Manager Matt Ainsworth says if anyone deserves a week named for them, it’s 911 telecommunicators.
- PUB DATE: 4/16/2021 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KLTV ABC 7 Tyler
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