Fire truck flips over in Spotsylvania County

Posted at 9:47 PM, Feb 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-14 14:27:55-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Four firefighters were sent to a local hospital when their fire truck flipped over while taking a corner at the intersection of Benchmark and Mine roads in Spotsylvania County.

The accident happened at 7:10 p.m. Saturday while en-route to a reported structure fire on Ruffin Road.

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No other vehicles were involved in the incident. According to Joseph M. Sposa, deputy chief of operations for the Spotsylvania County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management, the cause of the accident is under investigation.

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The four firefighters were able to get out of the vehicle on their own. They were transported to Mary Washington Hospital to be evaluated as a precaution.

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