Ala. Backup Fire Engine Damaged in Wreck
April 14--ATHENS -- A morning wreck put the Athens Fire Department's only backup firetruck out of commission, Fire Chief Tony Kirk said.
The firetruck received damage to its right wheel, door and front bumper when it was struck by full-size pickup this morning.
Firefighters were at the site of an earlier wreck on Interstate 65 northbound near Huntsville-Browns Ferry Road when the Station 3's engine truck was hit.
A body shop is assessing the damage. Kirk expects an estimate later today...
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