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CFD firefighters injured in crash

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Three firefighters and a fourth person were injured in a traffic crash in the West Englewood neighborhood Thursday morning, according to authorities.

The engine crashed near 60th Street and Ashland Avenue, near a firehouse, about 10:40 a.m.

The firefighters were all taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, and the fourth person was taken to St. Bernard Hospital and Healthcare Center.

Everyone was listed in good-to-fair condition, authorities said. It’s not clear how the crash happened.

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CFD Engine 62 involved in an accident – 10 hurt – update

ABC has an article about DUI charges against the teen driver who reportedly caused the crash Tuesday night involving Chicago Engine 62.

 A teenager has been cited with drunk driving in connection with a crash Tuesday night that involved a Chicago fire truck.

Ten people, including three children and four firefighters, were hurt when the engine collided with a car at Halsted and 128th Place.

The article can be found HERE.

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CFD Engine 62 involved in an accident – 10 hurt

Scooped by the geezer, a report on the MVA Tuesday night involving CFD Engine 62 that injured a total of 10 including four firefighters.

Authorities say they suspect alcohol played a role in the collision between a Chicago fire truck and a carload of people in the Far South Side that injured 10 people.

None of the victims — including three children and four Chicago firefighters — suffered life-threatening injuries when the truck, responding to a fire call, collided with a mid-size sedan at Halsted and 128th streets, police said. A female passenger did suffer a broken neck, authorities said.

Read the complete post HERE.

More HERE.

Bill Friedrich supplied an image of the engine prior to the accident.

Chicago Fire Department Engine 62

Chicago Engine 62, a 2007 Spartan Gladiator/Crimson 1,500/500/30F was involved in an accident Tuesday night. Bill Friedrich photo

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