Fire Trucks Crash in Brooklyn, Injuring Firefighters and 1 Civilian - NBC New York

Fire Trucks Crash in Brooklyn, Injuring Firefighters and 1 Civilian

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    A Dozen Hurt in Crash Between Two FDNY Firetrucks

    Eleven firefighters and one civilian were hurt after the firetrucks rushing to the same scene crashed at an intersection in Crown Heights. NBC New York’s Marc Santia reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Eleven New York City firefighters were taken to hospitals and one other person was injured after two fire trucks collided in Brooklyn

    • Any injury was minor, according to a spokesman for Fire Department of the City of New York

    • An investigation is ongoing

    Nearly a dozen FDNY firefighters were taken to hospitals and a civilian was hurt after two fire trucks collided while responding to a call in Brooklyn on Tuesday night, officials said.

    Eleven firefighters were transported to hospitals as a precaution after the fire engine and ladder truck collided just before 10 p.m. in Crown Heights. Any injury was minor, according to a FDNY spokesperson Michael Parrella.

    The civilian who was injured was thought to have been a pedestrian with injuries listed as minor, the NYPD said.

    An investigation is ongoing.

    11 Firefighters and 1 Civilian Hurt in FDNY Trucks Crash

    [NY] 11 Firefighters and 1 Civilian Hurt in FDNY Trucks Crash

    Eleven New York City firefighters were taken to hospitals and one other person was injured after two fire trucks collided while responding to a call in Brooklyn on Tuesday night, officials said.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019)

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