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Car slams into NY firehouse

The driver of the car reportedly lost consciousness at the wheel

By FireRescue1 Staff

EAST PEMBROKE, N.Y. — A car rammed into a N.Y. firehouse Thursday, causing enough damage for it to be shut down for as long as two weeks.

The vehicle was heading east down a road when it crossed over into the westbound lane then slammed into a median and went airborne and flew into the East Pembroke Fire Hall.

The woman driving the car blacked out at the wheel because of a medical condition, according to WGRZ.

She was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

While repairs are made to the firehouse, fire trucks are being kept at nearby towing company.




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Chajka C Kevin Chajka C Kevin Friday, November 16, 2012 11:44:24 PM they're called fire trucks/engines, dumb officer.
Ann Struble Ann Struble Saturday, November 17, 2012 7:11:37 AM Fire vehicles is perfectly legit...many suburban NY firestations have multiple types of vehicles in their stations. Dont be so judgemental.

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