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Old 10-21-2008, 10:33 PM
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Fire truck seized for street racing near North Bay

http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/full_story.asp?StoryNumber=35149



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POITRAS TOWNSHIP, ON (October 17) - An officer from the Highway Safety Division, North Bay, seized a fire truck yesterday afternoon on Highway 63 as a result of the Street Racing Legislation.



On October 16th, 2008, at approximately 6:30 pm, the officer was travelling on Highway 63 when he observed a vehicle overtake another vehicle near the crest of a hill.



The vehicle was travelling in excess of 70 km/h of the posted speed limit.



The driver, a fireman, was operating a Fire Department Emergency/Rescue Response vehicle, GMC Yukon.



He was not responding to an emergency call at the time.



As a result of his actions, John P. DANDY, 31 years old of Kipawa, Quebec, was charged under the Street Racing Legislation, s.172 and with Drive left of center approaching crest of grade, s. 149 of the Highway Traffic Act.



His driver's licence was seized and suspended for seven days as well as the Fire Department Emergency/Rescue Response vehicle was towed and also seized for seven days.



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Old 10-23-2008, 10:02 PM
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Lmao!!!!
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Hmmm I wonder who will flip the bill for the towing and impound fees. Taxpayers!!!! I wonder how many police cars they could seize breaking this law while not responding to an emergency call. ****ing hyopcrits.
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That fire-fighter is gonna be assigned a "desk-job" after this whole fiasco.

Oh well.

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It's going to really suck if that officer's house is on fire and this guy's department is first on scene...
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It's going to really suck if that officer's house is on fire and this guy's department is first on scene...
Get the lawn chairs out and let er burn. LMAO
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