NJ firefighter ticketed for crash

November 8, 2011 3:58:14 AM PST
Police have ticketed a volunteer firefighter in New Jersey for careless driving in a crash that wrecked a $400,000 tanker.

Lewis Moore Jr. told Bernards Township police he was responding to a brush fire when he realized he was going too fast and lost control of the Pottersville Volunteer Fire Company's 1985 Chevrolet tanker Sunday. The fire truck overturned.

Moore and a 16-year-old riding in the truck sustained minor injuries.

Pottersville Fire Chief Thomas Anderson told The Courier News of Bridgewater the vehicle was covered by insurance. However, significant portions of replacement costs would have to come from donations and fundraisers.


Information from: Courier News, http://www.mycentraljersey.com