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Fire service vehicle overturns en-route to incident

Stoke by Nayland
09/08/2018 @ 19:40
Incident Number: 09082018


*Update*
Friday 10 August

Following the statement issued last night (see below) here is an update on the condition of the crew members involved in the incident in Stoke by Nayland involving one of the Service’s vehicles:

Jo Turton, ECFRS Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive, said:

“Thank you to everyone who has sent well wishes for the fire crew involved in the incident last night. The Service is supporting everyone involved in the incident and your kind comments will be passed to the crew.

“Two crew members who were checked over in hospital were able to go home last night with only minor injuries. One crew member, who has a broken arm, is receiving treatment in hospital and is expected to be able to go home soon.”

 


Statement: Thursday 9 August, 9:45pm

Following an incident earlier this evening involving a fire service vehicles in Stoke by Nayland, the Service have issued the following information:

"This evening (Thursday 9 August) at 7:40pm a fire service vehicle overturned while responding on blue lights.

"The off-road vehicle from Manningtree Fire Station was en-route to assist at a field fire in Bulmer. The incident did not involve any other vehicle.

"Two crew members were able to exit the vehicle, and two crew members were released from the vehicle by Suffolk firefighters and the Ambulance Service.

"Three crew members were taken to hospital for further assessment, but their injuries are not life threatening."

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