Four Firefighters (LFB) have been injured after their fire engine collided with a Range Rover as they responded to an emergency call in the early hours of Monday morning.
Firefighters and the occupants of the Range Rover had to be cut free from their vehicles with specialist cutting equipment after the collision happened at around 01:30 hours this morning.
Neighbouring London Fire Brigade crews were called in to cut the firefighters free from their fire engine.
Various resources from both the Metropolitan Police, London Ambulance Service and LAS Hazardous Area Response team were sent to the scene.
It is not yet known at this stage how serious any of the injuries are.
A London Fire Brigade spokesperson said:
“A fire engine was involved in a road traffic collision with a car on Streatham High Road on Monday 29th June.
“The driver of the car was trapped by their injuries and was released by additional Brigade crews. They were taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service crews.
“The fire engine was responding to an emergency call at the time of the collision, and another fire engine was mobilised.”
The fire appliance was from Norbury Fire Station and was responding to a fire at a shop on Streatham High Road. The fire was quickly brought under control, and there were no reports of any injuries.
All four firefighters were taken to hospital.
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