Fire Truck Crashes While Responding to Marion County Fire


One person was taken to the hospital after a fire engine crashed on Dean Drive in Boothsville.

911 officials said the Boothsville Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched just before 7:30 p.m. to a fire on Sapps Run Road. 

The fire truck swerved to miss an oncoming car and sideswiped a tree. The driver of the truck was treated and then released at United Hospital Center. 

The crash resulted in about $6,000 in damage to the fire truck.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Department, along White Hall Police, Boothsville Fire Department, and Marion County Rescue Squad responded to the scene.

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