GA Firefighters Injured in Apparatus Crash

Four Clayton County (GA) firefighters were injured when their fire apparatus collide with a tractor trailer last night.

The collision occurred just after 6 p.m. about 12 miles south of Atlanta, according to the local FOX affiliate (http://bit.ly/181w0dE). The firefighters suffered minor injuries and were transported to an area medical facility, although one was airlifted. As of this morning, three of the injured firefighters are out of the hospital.

The truck driver refused treatment.

Read further details about the incident at http://bit.ly/181w0dE.

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