11 Firefighters Hurt After Trucks Crash in Brooklyn

By Aidan Gardiner and Wil Cruz  on November 7, 2012 12:49pm

 Two firetrucks collided in Brooklyn on Nov. 7, 2012, leaving 11 firefighters injured.
Two firetrucks collided in Brooklyn on Nov. 7, 2012, leaving 11 firefighters injured.
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CANARSIE — Eleven firefighters were injured Wednesday morning when two fire trucks collided at East 103rd Street, the FDNY said.

The trucks, from Ladder 170 and Engine 257, were responding to calls of smoke at a nearby location about 8 a.m. when they crashed at Avenue J, a fire spokesman said.

The firefighters were not seriously injured, the spokesman said.

They were taken to Kings County Hospital Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, officials said.

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