Falmouth VFD Engine Overturns Enroute to Fire

In Stafford County, four members of the Falmouth Volunteer Fire Department escaped serious injury when their engine rolled over while enroute to a reported house fire.  The accident occured on Brooke Road, about halfway between their firehouse and the incident address.

Image Courtesy falmouthfire.com

From Fredericksburg.com:

The crash happened at about 11:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Brooke Road, on a winding downhill stretch of the two-lane road, when the fire engine rolled onto its driver’s side.

The house fire, in the 1700 block of Brooke Road, turned out to be a minor incident and was handled by another fire crew, Lockhart said.

The department reports that three members were taken to the hospital for evaluation.

The VFN staff wishes the Falmouth Volunteer Fire and Stafford County-Fire Rescue departments all the best in the light of this incident.

Read more from Fredericksburg.com:  http://news.fredericksburg.com/transportation/2013/07/29/falmouth-fire-engine-crashes-en-route-to-house-fire/

 

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