Charlotte, NC Firefighters Injured in Fire Engine Crash


Fire engine overturned on I-77

Cailyn Derickson, The Herald (Rock Hill, S.C.)


Dec. 20—Three Charlotte firefighters were injured in a single-vehicle accident off Interstate 77 early Sunday morning.

Charlotte Fire Department Engine 28 rolled over in a crash at about 4:30 a.m. near the 5000 block of Sunset Road, according to a press release from the department. The firefighters were responding to a residential fire alarm at the time of the accident.

Four firefighters were in the vehicle, and three were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The three firefighters have since been released from the hospital, the release said.

The department didn’t say how the accident occurred. Charlotte police are investigating.

This is a developing story.

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