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  1. Bethlehem (PA) Firefighter Cleared of Negligence in Fatal Accident

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    Thu, 12 Mar 2015

    A jury cleared a Bethlehem firefighter who was sued in a civil trial over a fatal accident in 2008. Frank Dashner was driving a fire truck on the way to an emergency when the truck collided with a car driven by William

  2. Fire EMS: Utah Ambulance Driver Will Stand Trial for Fatal Accident

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    Thu, 18 Jul 2013

    A trial has been set for an ambulance driver charged with negligent homicide in a fatal accident last July in South Ogden (UT), reports The Salt Lake Tribune. Sean Reed Stephens-Applonie, 29, has pleaded not guilty to

  1. Fire News: Irving (TX) Fire Truck Involved in Fatal Accident

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    Sun, 26 Jul 2015

    Three firefighters are injured, two people are in custody and the driver of a semi truck is dead after a three-part-crash Sunday morning.

  2. Fire Service Industry News: CSB Releases Safety Message on 30th Anniversary of Fatal Accident in Bhopal, India

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    Tue, 2 Dec 2014

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released a short video safety message marking the 30 th anniversary of history’s worst industrial accident.

  3. Firefighting News: Boise (ID) Smokejumper Involved in Fatal Accident

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    Sun, 29 Sep 2013

    A Boise BLM smokejumper died on Friday, in a parachuting accident near the town of Prairie.

  4. Phoenix (AZ) Fire Apparatus Failed to Use Spotter in Fatal Accident

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    Tue, 23 Jul 2013

    The driver of the fire engine that struck and killed a Phoenix firefighter at a mulch fire in May did not use a spotter as he drove his 37,000-pound truck in reverse.

  5. Firefighting News: Report Lexington Firefighter at Fault in Fatal Accident

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    Thu, 13 Dec 2012

    A preliminary police traffic collision report says that a Lexington (KY) firefighter who was driving a fire truck that hit and killed a pedestrian last weekend was at fault in the incident.

  6. In Case You Missed It: Recent Major Fire Service News

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    Fri, 30 Jan 2015

    Columbia is pushing back against the Metro system's explanation that firefighters had difficulty using radios during a fatal accident earlier this month because it failed to alert the transit agency to changes it made to the radios Michigan Firefighters

  7. D.C. Refutes Metro Claim Firefighter Radios Hampered Rescue

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    Sat, 24 Jan 2015

    Columbia is pushing back against the Metro system's explanation that firefighters had difficulty using radios during a fatal accident earlier this month because it failed to alert the transit agency to changes it made to the radios, reports wjla

  8. Report Released on West Virginia LODD

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    Fri, 30 Jan 2015

    (image courtesy NIOSH) ATLANTA--NIOSH has issued a report on a fatal accident last year that killed a volunteer firefighter engaged in a rescue operation. The report analyzes the incident, indentifies contributing