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Anderson County (KY) Firefighters Hurt in Crash Released from Hospital

Several Anderson County firefighters who were hurt when their fire truck crashed have been released from the hospital

Master Planning and the Planning Continuum

Mark Wallace examines the compilation of a department’s operational plans, known as its master plan.

Fire Truck Strikes Tree, Anderson County (KY) Firefighters Injured

A number of Anderson County (KY) firefighters were injured when the apparatus they were traveling in crashed into a t...

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Wrong Cables to Blame in Pennsylvania Tower Ladder Failure

Three Pennsylvania firefighters were hospitalized after suffered reported nonlife-threatening injuries after a tower ladder failed last night.

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Wayne (MI) Approves Sale of Fire Apparatus

As Wayne works to deal with its financial deficit, Inkster will remove a large debt by purchasing Wayne's aerial ladder fire truck.

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Fire Truck Strikes Tree, Anderson County (KY) Firefighters Injured

A number of Anderson County (KY) firefighters were injured when the apparatus they were traveling in crashed into a tree last night.

Man Fatally Struck by North Carolina Fire Apparatus

A pedestrian died after being struck by a fire apparatus in Gaston County, North Carolina.

Fatal Crash Involving Fire Apparatus Closes Ohio Turnpike

A massive crash on the Ohio Turnpike left one woman dead and several firefighters injured.

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Man Dies Waiting for Ambulance in D.C.

An investigation has been launched into why it took more than 20 minutes for an ambulance to respond to a call about a man in distress, according to a news report.

NIST: Firefighters Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures

New test results from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) confirm that portable radios used by firefighters can fail to operate properly within 15 minutes when exposed to temperatures that may be encountered during firefighting activities.

San Francisco 911 System in State of Emergency, Report Says

San Francisco's 911 system, ambulances, and emergency rooms are understaffed and under strain, according to a new report.

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New Research Investigates Hose Failure

Studies currently undertaken by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute are examining hose failures on the fireground.

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Anderson County (KY) Firefighters Hurt in Crash Released from Hospital

December 17, 2014 Several Anderson County firefighters who were hurt when their fire truck crashed have been released from the hospital

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