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School Bus into a Building

A school bus had struck a pedestrian and ran into a building.

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School Bus into a Building

North Charleston Fire Department

On September 20, 2022, at 7:45 am, Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received several calls reporting a school bus had struck a pedestrian and ran into the Neighbor Store on East Montague Ave. North Charleston Fire Department and Charleston County EMS arrived on scene and found a school bus through the front wall of the Neighbor Store causing a partial collapse and multiple patients on scene. Additional EMS and fire resources were requested as well as technical rescue resources from Charleston and North Charleston Fire Departments. The local technical rescue resources are part of the South Carolina Task Force 3, a FEMA Type II Urban Search and Rescue team. This team provides emergency response to a wide variety of technical rescue responses including high-angle rescue, trench rescue, structural collapse, and confined space rescue. The technical rescue resources stabilized the building and removed hazards. Thanks to our fire department automatic aid partners and the local technical rescue resources for providing the additional emergency resources and specialized equipment that were needed on scene.

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Houston Fire Department’s Trailer 11

Check out Houston Fire Department’s new Trailer 11 purchased from Metro Fire Apparatus Specialists, Inc. It’s packed for of Paratech equipment with room for more!

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Houston Fire Department’s Trailer 11

Check out Houston Fire Department’s new Trailer 11 purchased from Metro Fire Apparatus Specialists, Inc. Check out the pictures below and make sure you follow the social media pages from Metro Fire Apparatus Specialists.

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Garbage truck into a structure

Report of a garbage truck had crashed into a structure.

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Garbage truck into a structure

Adams Area Fire District James

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