Cal Fire unit involved in rollover crash while responding to fire in Auburn

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The Latest – Friday, June 18:

12:25 p.m.

Three firefighters were on board the engine at the time of the crash, Cal Fire said. Two had minor injuries and a third firefighter remains hospitalized.


Original story below:

(KTXL) — Firefighters with Cal Fire were involved in a rollover crash while responding to a fire in Auburn Thursday evening. 

According to Cal Fire NEU, the fire engine was responding to a “spot fire” on Buffalo Road when they crashed on Mount Vernon Road. 

The cause of the crash is unknown. 

Officials did not say how many firefighters were involved in the crash or the extent of injuries, but they were taken to a nearby hospital. 

The fire engine is currently being removed and will be taken to a facility as part of an investigation. 

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