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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Loudoun County Fire Engine Involved in Accident

Photo of overturned fire engine

Just before 11:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 15th, Loudoun County Middleburg Engine 603 was involved in a single vehicle accident on Zulla Road in Fauquier County. Engine 603 was returning from a mutual aid emergency medical call in Fauquier County when the engine left the roadway. The vehicle overturned and came to rest on its roof up against a power pole. Power supply wires and equipment came to rest beside the vehicle, temporarily disrupting power to homes in the immediate area.

Three Loudoun County Fire and Rescue personnel were in Engine 603 at the time of the accident. All three firefighters were transported to Reston Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. As of this morning, two of the injured firefighters have been released from the hospital and one remains in the hospital under observation.

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office in the incident investigation.

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