8 firefighters injured in double apparatus crash with pickup

The three-vehicle crash at an intersection in New Hampshire sent nine people to the hospital


By Laura French

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Two fire apparatus and a pickup truck were involved in a crash in New Hampshire, sending eight firefighters and one civilian to the hospital.

Manchester firefighters were responding to a call at the time of the collision, according to WMUR. Roads were closed in both directions and a traffic light was downed in the crash.

The apparatus involved were the Manchester Fire Department’s Truck 1 and Engine 11, both headquartered at the city’s Central Fire Station.

At least 6 ambulances were requested to respond to the scene, according to FirefighterCloseCalls.com.

The Manchester Police Department is investigating the crash.

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