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Three San Diego-based Cal Fire firefighters injured in crash

Posted at 1:25 PM, Sep 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-04 19:56:12-04

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KGTV) -- Three Cal Fire firefighters based in San Diego were injured after the engine they were riding in flipped over, ABC30 reports.

The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. near Avenue 56 and Road 250 in rural Tulare County, the station reports.

The driver of the engine reportedly lost control, causing the vehicle to flip over and injuring four firefighters.

Three firefighters were injured and taken to the hospital following the rollover. Cal Fire says two of the firefighters have since been released while the third will remain in the hospital overnight for observation.

The crew is based in San Diego and were heading home from battling the Creek Fire when the crash took place.