Watch as a Burning Car Explodes in a Firefighter’s Face [Video]

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In this crazy video, a Los Angeles firefighter is only inches away from a burning car that explodes in his face. Perhaps more impressive is that he doesn’t even flinch – showing some serious cojones. “As they were attacking the fire, it appears from the video, that an airbag went off, sending sparks,” LAFD Capt. Jaime Moore told… Continue Reading...

Kia Donates Borrego SUVs for Firefighter Training

Kia Donates Borrego SUVs for Firefighter Training
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These vehicles will be used in a variety of scenarios that simulate real fire and emergency situations, plus as late-model vehicles they allow both students and instructors to learn about the latest in modern technology. Continue Reading...

General Motors Prepares Firefighters For Electric Vehicles By Letting Them Destroy Them (Video Inside)

General Motors Prepares Firefighters For Electric Vehicles By Letting Them Destroy Them (Video Inside)
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Of all the problems associated with electric vehicles, like charging stations, vehicle range and environmental impact, the most overlooked is arguably how emergency responders will rescue accident victims. An electric vehicle (or even a hybrid) is substantially different than a conventional car, with batteries and electric motors being the biggest changes. The dangers of electric… Continue Reading...