Two Texas Firefighters Hurt in Fire Apparatus Collision

Two firefighters have been injured when two San Antonio fire trucks collided while responding to an emergency call.

A fire official says the firefighters were taken to a hospital for treatment but not seriously hurt when the collision occurred late Monday morning.

A fire engine was descending an exit ramp when it struck a ladder truck while both were en route to a structure fire. There was also a related report of an electrocution.

Fire Chief Charles Hood tells the San Antonio Express-News that it’s not clear if rainy conditions contributed to the accident.

The trucks will be inspected to assess the extent of the damage.

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