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Firetruck Rollover Injures 4 FF’s

A FRAMINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, FIRE ENGINE WAS DESTROYED Saturday morning when it inexplicably went out of control and rolled completely over, landing back on its wheels and injuring the four firefighters on board.

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The pumper was returning from a call and driving at normal street speed when it suddenly started skidding, went into a 180-degree spin then rolled over, taking out a utility pole,  and landed in a front yard just 20 feet from a house.  All the firefighters were wearing their seat belts and their injuries were minor.

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MetroWest Daily News / Bartlett

NECN has this video report from the scene:

A heavy-duty crane was brought in to lift the 20-ton truck from the yard and placed it on a flat-bed.

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The engine is 9 years old and is considered a total loss.

MetroWest Daily News has the story and more photos HERE.
Framingham Firefighters Local 1652 WEBSITE.
Ted’s of Fayville Towing WEBSITE.

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