Traffic Reporter Calls All Clear On Accident, Oblivious To The Car…

Traffic reporter Jennifer Reyna was in the middle of another routine traffic report yesterday when something flashed on screen behind her. She couldn't see it, because TV reporters are actually pointing at thin air, but an SUV crashed into a fire truck at the perfect moment. » 11/15/12 10:00am 11/15/12 10:00am

Watch A Rescue Crew Drive A Firetruck Into A Flood

A rescue crew responding to the Christmas Day flooding in a suburb of Melbourne misjudged the depth of flood waters and plowed straight in, nearly submerging their truck entirely. One firefighter has been "stood down" and the whole crew may end up suspended. » 1/05/12 3:30pm 1/05/12 3:30pm

Opel Blitz Fire Truck Woke Up One Morning In... San Francisco?

Denver has the Mercedes-Benz Feuerwagen, but San Francisco can hold its head up high when it comes to German Emergency Vehicle bragging rights, with this 60s Opel Blitz that Akier photographed in the Sunset District. Make the jump to see the entire gallery and read Akier's description.

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Monster 1937 International Fire Truck Auctioned For $26,000

We know all about Big Red; it's a monster-ized 1937 International fire truck that we first saw at the Woodward Dream Cruise. The beast weighs in at a whopping 30,000-pounds and measures 38-feet long; it's the world's heaviest and longest monster truck. But now it's just sold at the Palm Beach Barret-Jackson auction… » 3/27/08 4:15pm 3/27/08 4:15pm

Adult Swim Raises Bar with V6 and Jet Powered Firetruck

If you've never seen the show, 12Oz. Mouse on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim runs a story line roughly based on intoxication, blowing things up and being as confusing as possible. Not that it makes sense, but we were impressed to see a firetruck with a possibly supercharged V6 in the front, jet engine in the back, skis… » 1/25/08 9:00am 1/25/08 9:00am

Firetruck Loses Control In Rain, Overcorrects Like Whoa


When you're fighting fires and saving lives every second counts. And while driving an emergency vehicle means you're exempt from the laws of traffic, there are no exemptions from the laws of physics as this firetruck driver learns when the rig starts to drift and a slight overcorrection has some awesome looking and,… » 1/09/08 1:00pm 1/09/08 1:00pm