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2 NJ fire trucks collide on way to call; 8 firefighters hurt

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but officials said speed was not a factor


Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. — Authorities say two fire trucks headed to the same call crashed in New Jersey's capital city, injuring eight firefighters.

Trenton fire officials say the crash occurred around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The cause of the accident remains under investigation, but officials say speed was not a factor.

The Trenton ladder truck and the truck from Hamilton were both headed to a fire alarm activation call in Trenton. Eight firefighters overall were treated for minor injuries at a hospital and were later released.

Their names have not been disclosed. But officials say firefighters from both companies were hurt in the accident.

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