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Two Fort Pierce (FL) Fire Apparatus Shot with Bullets

Wed, May 7, 2014

Police in Fort Pierce are investigating after two fire trucks were found with bullet holes.

1945: Firefighting in War and Peace

Wed, May 7, 2014

World War II neared its end with the surrender of Nazi Germany on May 7, 1945, 69 years ago. See Fire Engineering articles from that year on fire protection for a Pacific island military depot, firefighting tools and techniques for using them developed by the U.S. Navy, an editorial decrying the obsolete condition of many firehouses, and a related  article on new fire station designs.

Indiana Fire Department Donates Truck to Tornado-Ravaged Alabama Department

Wed, May 7, 2014

The Bainbridge (IN) Volunteer Fire Department donated one of its apparatus to an Alabama department that lost its station to the recent tornadoes that struck the region.

Montgomery County (MD) Fire Department Using Drones

Tue, May 6, 2014

The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Department has invested in a new tool that will help it better fulfill its mission of public safety -- three Unmanned Aircraft Systems, better known as drones.

Excellance Delivers First Ford QVM Approved CNG Ambulance

Sun, May 4, 2014

Excellance, Inc., a family-owned manufacturing company in Alabama, has successfully completed the development, design and construction of the world's first Ford QVM approved CNG ambulance.

Eastway Emergency Vehicles Joins HME Ahrens Fox as Canadian Distributor

Sat, May 3, 2014

HME Ahrens-Fox, a custom fire apparatus manufacturer announces the expansion of their sales and service into Canada with another major addition to its dealer network

Goshen (OH) Fire Apparatus Crashes Returning from Call

Thu, May 1, 2014

A Goshen (OH) fire apparatus crashed last night while returning from a motor vehicle accident.

D.C. Fire Chief Said He Can Add Ambulances Without Decommissioning Shaw Station

Wed, Apr 30, 2014

Heading off a potential showdown with the D.C. Council and community residents, the District’s fire chief now says he can put an additional six ambulances on city streets without removing a truck and engine from a station in Northwest Washington's historic Shaw neighborhood.

Holmdel (NJ) Disbands Townships Oldest Fire Company

Wed, Apr 30, 2014

FF1 Moves to New Corporate Head Quarters in New Jersey

Wed, Apr 30, 2014

FF1 Professional Safety Services has been on the search for a new and permanent location for their Corporate Headquarters and it has finally been found.

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