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Mo. fire apparatus spins out of control during response

Icy conditions led to a close call for firefighters in Arnold

By Bill Carey

ARNOLD, Mo. — Firefighters from the Rockport Community Fire Protection District experienced a close call on Jan. 22 during a response to a call.

In a Facebook post, the department stated that firefighters were responding to a motor vehicle accident during inclement weather when their fire apparatus spun out of control on the icy road.

The apparatus struck a vehicle involved in the original accident before coming to a stop.

There were no injuries reported in the crash involving the fire apparatus.