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3 firefighters injured in wreck during N Carolina storms

July 7, 2018

WESLEY CHAPEL, N.C. (AP) — Three members of a North Carolina fire department were injured when their fire engine overturned during severe weather.

Citing statements from the Wesley Chapel Fire Department, news outlets report that firefighters were responding to a lightning strike Friday afternoon when the truck rolled over. All three firefighters were taken to hospitals with injuries considered non-life-threatening.

The fire department announced later Friday night that the three firefighters had been released with minor injuries.

No further details about the cause of the wreck have been released.

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