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Salt Lake City firefighters work at the scene of an
accident where a car hit a fire truck outside of Salt Lake City
Fire Station 6 in Salt Lake City on Monday, March 8, 2021. Two
firefighters sustained minor injuries.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

3 people, including 2 Salt Lake firefighters, injured after car crashes into fire engine

By Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News | Posted - Mar. 8, 2021 at 10:51 p.m.

SALT LAKE CITY — A car crashed into a fire engine in Salt Lake City on Monday afternoon, injuring three people including two firefighters, the city's fire department confirmed.

The engine was sitting on the apron at the fire station near the corner of 900 West and 800 South when it was struck by the vehicle, the department said, momentarily pinning the car underneath the front of the engine.

Two firefighters were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and the driver of the vehicle was transported by family, the department said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Kyle Dunphey


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