Fire Apparatus: Video Provides Training on Avoiding Water Tanker Rollover Accidents

07/01/2013
On November 11, 2012, Firefighter Mark Haudenschild II, 26, was killed when the water tanker he was driving overturned while he was responding to a brush fire near Fort Wayne, Indiana. He left a wife and two young children. He was a volunteer with the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department serving his community. Over the past several years, too many firefighters have been killed or injured in water tanker/ tender rollovers while responding to emergencies. National Tank Truck Carriers ( NTTC) has produced a new version of the Cargo Tank Rollover Prevention Video it developed with the U.S. Department of Transportation to help educate water tanker drivers on the special characteristic...

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