Fire Chief » Vehicle Safety http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:25:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Aging fire trucks concern Ohio firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/aging-fire-trucks-concern-ohio-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/aging-fire-trucks-concern-ohio-firefighters/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:51:54 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/01/08/aging-fire-trucks-concern-ohio-firefighters/
Two recent breakdowns have created gaps in fire coverage; the average age of a Covington fire truck is 15 years
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Mass. firefighter struck and killed by drunk driver http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/29/mass-firefighter-struck-and-killed-by-drunk-driver/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/29/mass-firefighter-struck-and-killed-by-drunk-driver/#comments Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:48:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/12/29/mass-firefighter-struck-and-killed-by-drunk-driver/
Kevin Regan, 62, and his fiancée were struck by the driver while trying to cross the street; she is expected to survive
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Former N.C. fire chief killed in ATV wreck http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/12/former-n-c-fire-chief-killed-in-atv-wreck/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/12/former-n-c-fire-chief-killed-in-atv-wreck/#comments Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:05:22 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/12/former-n-c-fire-chief-killed-in-atv-wreck/
The four-wheeler apparently flipped as Chief David Matheney drove it and he suffered a head injury
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Mo. fire chief hurt after car crashes into firehouse http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/26/mo-fire-chief-hurt-after-car-crashes-into-firehouse/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/26/mo-fire-chief-hurt-after-car-crashes-into-firehouse/#comments Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:39:05 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/26/mo-fire-chief-hurt-after-car-crashes-into-firehouse/
The extent of Chief Drew Stark's injuries were not reported, but officials said they are not serious
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Mo. fire chief killed in crash en route to fire http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/21/mo-fire-chief-killed-in-crash-en-route-to-fire/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/21/mo-fire-chief-killed-in-crash-en-route-to-fire/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:01:39 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/21/mo-fire-chief-killed-in-crash-en-route-to-fire/
Chief Eddie Johnson was transported by ambulance to a hospital but was later pronounced dead
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International recalls fire trucks after deadly crash http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/19/international-recalls-fire-trucks-after-deadly-crash/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/19/international-recalls-fire-trucks-after-deadly-crash/#comments Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:00:01 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/19/international-recalls-fire-trucks-after-deadly-crash/
The drivetrain failure locked the wheels, causing the fire truck to crash head on with an SUV, killing the fire chief and five civilians
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Md. firefighter seriously hurt in fire truck, ambulance collision http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/17/md-firefighter-seriously-hurt-in-fire-truck-ambulance-collision/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/17/md-firefighter-seriously-hurt-in-fire-truck-ambulance-collision/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:22:44 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/17/md-firefighter-seriously-hurt-in-fire-truck-ambulance-collision/
Six other firefighters were evaluated and released with non-life threatening injuries
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Firefighter injured in ATV crash welcomed home http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/14/firefighter-injured-in-atv-crash-welcomed-home/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/14/firefighter-injured-in-atv-crash-welcomed-home/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:19:37 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/14/firefighter-injured-in-atv-crash-welcomed-home/
A mile-long convoy of friends and firefighters met Alan Brady as he and his family drove him to his newly retrofitted home designed to accommodate his wheelchair
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Calif. sees increase in distracted emergency vehicle drivers http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/06/calif-sees-increase-in-distracted-emergency-vehicle-drivers/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/06/calif-sees-increase-in-distracted-emergency-vehicle-drivers/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:30:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/06/calif-sees-increase-in-distracted-emergency-vehicle-drivers/
Drivers of police cars, fire trucks and ambulances caused at least 180 traffic collisions last year, up from 165 collisions in 2012
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Cops: Fire chief en route to fire call rear-ends car http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/19/cops-fire-chief-en-route-to-fire-call-rear-ends-car/ http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/19/cops-fire-chief-en-route-to-fire-call-rear-ends-car/#comments Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:25:50 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/09/19/cops-fire-chief-en-route-to-fire-call-rear-ends-car/
Three teenagers were in the car Chief Michael Brown struck; none of the injuries suffered were considered life-threatening
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