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    Video: Watch a water bomber plane drop its load on a truck fire in remote Canada
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    Has Shock and Awe ever been used in firefighting? Probably not, as fires aren't really bothered by the psychological effects implicit in Shock and Awe warfare. But if any form of firefighting qualified for that well known military doctrine, it'd be aerial firefighting, as proven by this video of ...

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    Report: House committee looks to cut auto tech loans to fight fires
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    We've heard all about the wildfires that have been raging in the western US, and the lengths that normal citizens are going to to fight them. Now, Congress is finally stepping in to deliver some aid of its own. The funds, though, could come at the expense of the auto industry. The Republican ...

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    Video: Boss firefighter keeps spraying after burning car blows up in his face
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    Not everyone has the stuff it takes to be a firefighter. Take the gent you see holding the hose in the image above: as point-man on the water jet, he strides up to the burning Chevrolet to put out the fire. While performing what appears to be a routine hose-down right next to the sedan, something ...

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    The Amatoya: Meet the next generation of fire fighting vehicles
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    Amatoya Reconnaissance and Suppression Vehicle - Click above for image gallery
    Designer Liam Ferguson's vision of how to fight fires almost makes us wish we were firemen – as long as we could have the keys to one of these. The Amatoya is a site recon and light tanker vehicle designed with a ...

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