Fire Truck Responding to Emergency Call Gets Stuck in Sinkhole in the Bronx: Officials - NBC New York

Fire Truck Responding to Emergency Call Gets Stuck in Sinkhole in the Bronx: Officials

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    Fire Truck Responding to Emergency Call Gets Stuck in Sinkhole in the Bronx: Officials
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    A fire truck responding to an emergency call got stuck in a sinkhole in the Bronx Monday, authorities said.

    Firefighters parked their truck on Colden Avenue to answer the call, and when they came back shortly before 9 a.m., they saw the front right wheel of the rig had fallen into a 3-foot hole, authorities said.

    The hole wasn't too large, a deputy fire chief at the scene said, but firefighters had to wait for a tow truck to haul it out. 

    Con Edison and the city's Department of Environmental Preservation responded to assess the situation underground, but authorities said there didn't appear to be any threat to neighbors.

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