3 firefighters hurt after fire engine collides with tractor-trailer in Delaware

A Minquadale Fire Company truck was responding to an accident when the truck was hit by a tractor-trailer.
NEW CASTLE, Delaware (WPVI) -- A crash involving a fire truck and a tractor-trailer injured three firefighters on Thursday night in New Castle County, Delaware.

It happened around 7 p.m. on eastbound I-295 at Landers Lane.

Officials say a Minquadale Fire Company truck was responding to an accident when the truck was hit by a tractor-trailer.

The fire truck driver lost control, hit a guard rail and then overturned. Several firefighters were briefly trapped before they were extricated.

All three firefighters were transported to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police have not said if the tractor-trailer driver suffered any injuries.

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