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Freddie, interactive fire truck, teaches Wisconsin students about fire safety
In Wisconsin, firefighters are using a different tool to teach kids about fire safety – “Freddie” the fire truck. Freddie is a robot with lights and sirens, reported. From Crews are sharing safety games, teaching children about what starts fires and running life-saving drills. “We want excitement,” Laska said. “We want them to ...

Former U.K. fire truck can’t be used as limousine right now
An old fire truck in the United Kingdom will not be used as a limousine, at least not right now. Former firefighters bought the rig on eBay and submitted paperwork for a license, reported. From The Volvo FL6 engine had its water tank stripped out and seats, a tv screen and speakers put ...

Tennessee students restoring American LaFrance to be used in training
Students at the Balfour Education Center in Tennessee will refurbish a 1958 American LaFrance and those learning to be firefighters will train on it. From Kent Parent, principal at Balfour, said students in the firefighting academy had approached him this past December about purchasing a fire engine they’d found on Craigslist to use in ...

Australian fire truck slides off road
An Australian fire truck had to be rescued itself last week while on the scene of a wildfire. From Firefighters established a trail around the fire but a patrolling fire truck soon fell victim, sliding off the track. “Working in reduced light and working on a new grated track in steep country, it’s the ...

1930 American LaFrance to be restored in New Mexico
A 1930 American LaFrance spent 40 years in a New Mexico park, but now, Las Cruces fire officials are trying to get the rig’s outside restored. The rig, believed to be Las Cruces’ first pumper, was taken from Klein Park about 18 months ago and because of liability issues, the city decided not to put ...

Mississippi department welcomes new fire truck
One Mississippi department welcomed a new Pierce last week. The Tupelo Fire Department’s Engine 5 cost almost $500,000, reported. Tupelo firefighters helped design the Pierce, which was called to a fire Thursday night. More information is on The Tupelo Fire Department’s Facebook page has more photos of the new rig.

Firefighters serve pancakes to raise money for fire truck restoration
Residents in Dekalb, Illinois, were eating pancakes last Sunday to help an old fire truck. Firefighters at DeKalb Fire Station No. 1 served about 800 people who also enjoyed an open house at the station, according to The department is trying to restore a 1951 Mack which was donated two years ago. It served ...

Fire truck in UK hits station doors
A fire truck in the United Kingdom didn’t make it to an emergency call. It collided with the garage door as it attempted to leave the station. The rig was in the Southport community fire station last week when the call went out, reported. The fire station opened a year ago. Read more at ...

Old rig back at first home with Washington department
A 1957 Maxim pumper is back at its first home in Bellevue, Washington. Nicknamed Miss Belle, the department paid $3,500 recently to get the rig, which needs work, reported. From “They had people come up who wanted to buy a piece off of it, like the siren or the bubble off the top. ...

Maryland department welcomes new pink Pierce
One Maryland department recently unveiled its new Pierce in a color never delivered before. The first pink-painted pumper from Pierce was dedicated by the Prince George’s Fire/EMS Department Sept. 30, Pierce said in a press release. From Pierce: “Pierce offers hundreds of custom colors, including more than one hundred shades of red, but this is ...

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