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ATLANTA -- Two firefighters were injured after an accident involving another fire department vehicle on Thursday.

The Atlanta Fire engine was responding to a warehouse fire when it was slammed head-on into an SUV on Lee Street SW at Van Buren Street SW.  The SUV was also a fire department vehicle. 

Quintin Barksdale said he heard an explosion on the fire truck right before it was engulfed in flames. 

The injured firefighters were in the SUV. They were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Four people on the fire truck were not injured.

Another Atlanta Fire Department vehicle put out the fire on the truck.

By Friday, both injured firefighters had been released from the hospital and were expected to be OK.


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