DriveCam video obtained by WFTV-TV shows an Orange County (FL) Fire Rescue firefighter almost colliding with another vehicle while using his cell phone during an emergency response. It’s the second offense this year for Firefighter Gary Stone.
In the video, you can see Stone racing to an emergency call, driving a fire rescue truck. His alert partner helps avoid a crash at nearly 60 mph.
Stone can be heard apologizing for the near-crash that put his partner and an innocent driver in danger.
Stone was recently suspended 12 hours. 9 Investigates learned this is the second time this year he was caught operating a rescue truck while using his cellphone.