01/16/10 99 W, 1 I - + 13 - 14 Yesterday's Apparatus Accident in Maxton

Two members of the Queheel Fire Department were injured yesterday afternoon when their tanker overturned on Highway 130. This Laurinburg Exchange article reports that the top of the cab was sheared off, and the water tank separated from the truck. One firefighter was transported to Scotland Memorial with minor injuries, reports this FireNews article. The other was airlifted to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill with more serious injuries. The incident occurred at approximately 3:50 p.m. More photos are also found on this web site, located via Google. Another fire news-type site.

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