May 2004
Fire Chief;May2004, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p24
Trade Publication
Reports that a fire truck from Stone Park, Illinois was struck by another fire truck from Northlake while responding to a garage fire. Emitter installed at the Northlake truck; Use of the emitter to change traffic signals; Death of stone park firefighter Jeffrey Bergstrom.


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