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Old 10-11-2011, 10:00 PM
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Why are all these ambulances going up in smoke?



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Old 10-11-2011, 10:31 PM
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took long enough to melt the brass valve off the O2 tank. with it beig a interier fire I would guess it was electric in nature. once the unfused wire got hot enough to get the wood burning it was all over. but then I know a little bit about how fast a couple of battries can get things red hot. still got scars under my ring to prove it. not to mention a few pictures of a different time.
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:55 PM
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The third one (Statter 911) is local to me, happened last week. The crew was two off-duty DC firefighters working their part-time job. They saved their personal effects and the portable O2 tanks. Left the monitor inside. The second, smaller exposion up front was apparently the laptop battery. Ironically, the building next to the gas station they are in is...a firehouse. Unfortunately, the engine was out at another station on a detail, so there was a significant delay in the next-due engine arriving.
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I didn't realize that ambulances had this problem. I see the first was parked in front of a Walmart...you never know what your gonna see at Walmart!!!!
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To begin with they are Ford's - enuff said- but I heard that its a wiring harness problem
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To begin with they are Ford's - enuff said- but I heard that its a wiring harness problem
Noticed the horns were hung up on two of them during the fires! And the Wal-Mart guy ****** had a little more to cuss about after checking his pants I'd say! Any one notice the Power Call Siren and the Roto-Ray on the engine in the third video?
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To begin with they are Ford's - enuff said- but I heard that its a wiring harness problem
Too bad theirs were all Fords , we've got Chevys !
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