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Los Angeles puts America's first robotic firefighting vehicle into service

Its 36-horsepower diesel engine gives it a 20-hour run time

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'Hillbilly Brigade' fired up dozers and pickups to save Oregon town from fire

1,200 untrained men and women: 'We were left on our own to stop this'

Nicole West steered her bulldozer through the smoldering forest, pushing logs into the underbrush and away from the wildfires ripping through Oregon's Cascade Mountains. Behind West, on the front lines of the 136,000-acre Riverside fire, two young men pulled a water tank behind their pickup truck, struggling to douse the flames. In a year when ferocious wildfires have killed at least 21 people and burned millions of acres in Oregon, Washington and California, the brigade has pulled off a mirac

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Ford faces internal pressure to end production of police-spec vehicles [Updated]

Employees have reportedly asked the company to curb production amid widespread racial tension

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Police officer rescues family after father drives off San Diego cliff into ocean

The father and his two, 2-year-old daughters were all expected to survive

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Ford Police Interceptor Utility can destroy coronavirus by baking it

New software heats cabin to 133 degrees between shifts, hotter than Death Valley

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2021 Chevy Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle revealed with slew of upgrades

It's got a cop motor, cop tires, cop brakes and cop suspension

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Florida teen's crash almost ends his chance to grow into Florida Man

Lexus crossover placed in worst street-racing scenario ever

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Glickenhaus SCG 004C gets its first track shakedown in Italy

Powered by a 6.2L V8, three-seater is lighter and better balanced than the 003C

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Washington couple convert old fire engine into wood-fired pizza truck

It replaces a 1977 Datsun pickup equipped with a similar oven in the bed

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Belgium's federal police vehicles are too dirty for its new urban emissions rules

If you're going to go all Jason Bourne, consider escaping into a city rather than the country

Belgium's federal police have fallen foul of tighter emissions controls that entered force at the start of the year, with a number of its cars and vans now too dirty to enter the cities of Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent. The police force said it did not have sufficient funds to renew its entire fleet of several thousand vehicles and had already warned the authorities of the risk. A spokeswoman declined to say how many vehicles now failed to meet the stricter rules.

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Panasonic's connected miniature fire truck has niches to fill

Partner Tropos Motors specializes in little emergency and cargo vehicles

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Watch as Australian firefighters drive their truck through walls of fire

It's a terrifying scene

Hundreds of residents and holiday-makers have been ordered to evacuate Australia's temperate Snowy Mountains region in the state of New South Wales as fierce fires threaten from two sides, authorities said on Thursday. The order covers the Kosciuszko National Park, a near 7,000 square km (2,700 square mile) area popular for snow sports in winter, requiring hotels and other businesses to close and people to leave by Friday morning. "This is not a fire season that New South Wales has seen before

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