Radio DJ Invents Tool To Help Ambulances Through Intersections

Dave Gross aka "Dr. Dave" of Fort Wayne, Indiana's Fun 107.1 FM has spent the last fourteen years casually working on a device that would allow traffic lights to change automatically for emergency responders between getting his medical degree and spinning tunes. » 3/14/14 3:26pm 3/14/14 3:26pm

PETA Wants To Put Bikini-Clad Vegans On Baltimore Fire Trucks

A Baltimore City Councilman wants to put advertisements on the city's fleet of fire trucks in order to ease their massive debt. Self-aggrandizing alternative ad agency People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA) wants to help by buying the first round of ads. Of course, since it's PETA, there's a mostly… » 4/23/12 10:30am 4/23/12 10:30am

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

How We Helped Hungary's Toxic Sludge Victims

The morning after 35 million cubic feet of caustic waste devastated 15 square miles of Hungary, a group of petrolheads traveled to ground zero and set up a mobile kitchen. We lent a hand in a Ford Transit fire truck. » 10/14/10 1:30pm 10/14/10 1:30pm