Bridgeport Fire Truck Involved in Crash While Heading to House Fire

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014  |  Updated 5:15 PM EDT
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Bridgeport Fire Truck Involved in Crash

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A fire truck on its way to the scene of a house fire in Bridgeport collided with another car early Wednesday afternoon, according to Bridgeport police.

The truck was heading to 97 White Street, where a fire had broken out in the walls of a home, when it got into an accident at the intersection of Barnum and Central avenues, police said.

One firefighter was taken to a nearby health clinic for an evaluation and the driver of the other car declined medical treatment.

Police said the fire truck received minor damage in the crash, and that three adults and one child were displaced by the fire.

The Red Cross is assisting those residents.

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