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February 16, 2018

Behind the Scenes During California’s Thomas Fire

The City of Ventura's Mary Joyce Ivers was called to the Emergency Operations Center the night the Thomas fires began. She talks about her fleet department’s experience and response during the fire.

December 29, 2017

Calif. Fire Rescue Purchases $19.8M Helicopter

The San Diego (Calif.) City Council approved the purchase of a helicopter for its Fire Rescue Department, as well as the construction of a 30,000-square-foot, $12 million hangar.

October 9, 2017

Safety Tip: Vehicle Fire Prevention and Response

State Farm offers advice on how to spot warning signs of vehicle fire risk, and the National Safety Council provides tips on what to do if a fire starts while you're driving.

October 4, 2017

Wash. City to Re-Evaluate Safety Policies After Facility Fire

One month after losing its facility and several vehicles in a fire, the Toppenish (Wash.) Public Works Department is revising its safety program to ensure this does not happen again.

August 29, 2017

Wash. Public Works Facility Lost in Fire

The City of Toppenish (Wash.) Public Works Building caught fire last week, leading to the loss of six city vehicles and various equipment.

July 10, 2017

Texas City Dump Truck Catches Fire

The City of Corpus Christi, Texas, is working with one less vehicle after one of its dump trucks caught fire.

May 31, 2017

Mo. City Loses Fire Trucks in Fire

The Gainesville Volunteer Fire Department lost the last of its fire trucks in a building fire. It was already running on a limited fleet after being hit by a major flood last month.

April 4, 2017

Georgia DOT Responds to Highway Collapse

Georgia Department of Transportation crews have been at work since a highway collapsed late last week.

February 17, 2017

No Injuries After Street Maintenance Truck Catches Fire

Officials from the City of Lynchburg, Va., reported no injuries after a city street maintenance truck caught fire.

January 30, 2017

Utah City Loses Plows in Fire

The City of Sandy, Utah, lost about half of its plows in a fleet facility fire. The origin of the fire was determined to be a ten-wheel vehicle with a mechanical or electrical cause, according to the city.

December 21, 2016

Minn. Fleet Facility Catches Fire

Part of the Lake County, Minn., Highway Department shop burned last week after a plow truck parked in a bay caught fire. Some snow plows, heavy equipment, and parts of the facility will need to be replaced.

November 7, 2016

Fire Destroys Entire County Plow Fleet

A Sunday night fire in Montgomery County, Ind., destroyed the county Highway Department's 13 tandem trucks used to plow snow as well as two service trucks and a new supply of tires.

November 14, 2014

Vt. Town Loses Entire Police Fleet in Fire

The Town of Thetford, Vt., lost three police vehicles in an early morning fire last month in a fire described as suspicious by the Vermont State Police investigator handling the case.

October 28, 2014

Fire Burns Ala. City's Sanitation Trucks

A fire at the City of Huntsville, Ala., fleet management building on Sunday morning burned three sanitation trucks parked at the facility.

August 4, 2014

Fire Destroys Va. County's Refuse Fleet

A weekend fire destroyed four front-loading refuse trucks owned by the Halifax County, Va., Public Works Department. An early estimate of damages to the fleet is $900,000.

January 15, 2014

Fire Destroys Ind. City's Garage, Paratransit Buses

A fire at the City of Kokomo, Ind., Central Garage destroyed the entire maintenance facility and six paratransit buses on Tuesday. The paratransit buses cost $60,000 each.

April 8, 2013

Johnson County Snowplow Trucks Destroyed in Fire

A fire in a Johnson County, Iowa, fleet garage destroyed three snowplows in late March and may have caused heat damage to five other trucks, according to the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

May 7, 2009

Hudson City Vehicles Damaged in Building Fire

HUDSON, OH – Six city vehicles and other electrical devices were damaged in a recent overnight fire at a city storage building, according to the Hudsonhubtimes.com.

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