Allentown (PA) Fire Apparatus Crashes on Way to Fire Scene

An Allentown ladder truck rushing to a house fire was involved in accident with a car.

No one was hurt on the fire truck and the driver of the car was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in Allentown for observation.

The car had damage to a driver’s side door.

Police Capt. Dean Schwartz said the accident remains under investigation and wouldn’t say if the driver had a green light at the intersection.

The fire in the three-story row home was reported about 11:45 a.m. and was quickly contained to the top floor bedroom.

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