DC Fire after crash: 'We can’t help you if we can’t get there'
The fire truck was struck after another vehicle failed to yield; no firefighters were injured
By FireRescue1 Staff
WASHINGTON — One person was seriously injured after a vehicle struck a fire truck that was en route to a fire call Monday.
D.C Fire and EMS were responding to a structure fire when another vehicle failed to yield to the rig, reported NBC Washington.
No firefighters were injured; the driver of the other vehicle was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, reported the Washington Post.
Following the crash, which is under investigation, the department posted a photo on Twitter, captioned with, “We can’t help you if can’t get there.”
We can't help you if we can't get there. This vehicle collided with fire truck enroute to Alabama Ave blaze. 1 civilian serious injuries. pic.twitter.com/p2nPeSlaZE— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) February 6, 2017