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Firemen Injured in Truck Crash

Issue 3 and Volume 81.

Firemen Injured in Truck Crash Five firemen were thrown from the apparatus and two of the company were injured when Engine No. 15 of the New York Fire Department, crashed into a delivery truck, caromed off and snapped a telephone pole and street lamp. The truck driver was held for failing to stop on the approach of fire apparatus. The fire was caused by an overheated furnace, and resulted in slight damage. The day before, there was an apparatus crash in Brooklyn and only the cushioning effect of a snow bank saved the seven firemen from serious injury when they were thrown from the machine and landed on the snow. The driver of the apparatus swerved the machine sharply to avoid a collision with an automobile. The truck overturned.

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