Fire Chief » Vehicle Safety http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:21:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 NY fire chief airlifted after crashing into car http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/ny-fire-chief-airlifted-after-crashing-into-car/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/ny-fire-chief-airlifted-after-crashing-into-car/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:15:34 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/26/ny-fire-chief-airlifted-after-crashing-into-car/
The chief's condition is unknown; it is unclear if the fire vehicle was responding to an emergency
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Exclusive: Firefighter says death of fire chief ‘was my responsibility’ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/exclusive-firefighter-says-death-of-fire-chief-was-my-responsibility/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/exclusive-firefighter-says-death-of-fire-chief-was-my-responsibility/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:21:38 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/24/exclusive-firefighter-says-death-of-fire-chief-was-my-responsibility/
Firefighter Patrick Cullum discusses the pain and lessons from an incident that killed Chief Kenneth Lehr and his desire to honor his mentor and friend
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D.C. Fire: 10 of 28 aerial fire trucks in service http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/d-c-fire-10-of-28-aerial-fire-trucks-in-service/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/d-c-fire-10-of-28-aerial-fire-trucks-in-service/#comments Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:00:20 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/18/d-c-fire-10-of-28-aerial-fire-trucks-in-service/
The department will receive six new ladder trucks within the next month to offset the inoperable ones
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Conn. fire vehicle hit, 2 firefighters hurt http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/16/conn-fire-vehicle-hit-2-firefighters-hurt/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/16/conn-fire-vehicle-hit-2-firefighters-hurt/#comments Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:42:08 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/16/conn-fire-vehicle-hit-2-firefighters-hurt/
They just responded to an accident when another car was struck; when they stopped to help, another car crashed into the back of their vehicle
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Okla. fire chief badly injured in fire truck explosion http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/okla-fire-chief-badly-injured-in-fire-truck-explosion/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/okla-fire-chief-badly-injured-in-fire-truck-explosion/#comments Wed, 11 Feb 2015 22:15:40 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/11/okla-fire-chief-badly-injured-in-fire-truck-explosion/
He suffered a broken neck, jaw, damage to his eye sockets and several burns; he was in fair condition after surgery
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Ill. fire chief remembered as ‘a very good man’ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/ill-fire-chief-remembered-as-a-very-good-man/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/ill-fire-chief-remembered-as-a-very-good-man/#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2015 18:19:46 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/09/ill-fire-chief-remembered-as-a-very-good-man/
Ken Lehr, 59, was setting up a landing zone when he was backed over by fire truck he was preparing to get on
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Ill. fire chief hit, killed by fire truck http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/06/ill-fire-chief-hit-killed-by-fire-truck/ http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/06/ill-fire-chief-hit-killed-by-fire-truck/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 18:15:25 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2015/02/06/ill-fire-chief-hit-killed-by-fire-truck/
The rig's driver was preparing to close a road so a helicopter could land when he struck the chief
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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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