Fire engine collides with car in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Six people, including four Buffalo firefighters, were injured during a rush hour crash in the city.

Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield tells News 4 that the crew of Engine 35 was heading to an accident on I-190 when their truck collided with a car at Clinton and Bailey Avenue.

“Coming out of quarters here, they hit the intersection [and] were impacted by a civilian vehicle. We have extensive damage to both vehicles. No life threatening injuries at this time,” the commissioner said.

Two people in the car and four firefighters were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police are investigating the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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