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Engine 52 Involved in a Personal Injury Accident

Engine 52 was involved in a personal injury accident while responding to a report of smoke in the tunnel between the Addison Road Metro Station and the Yost Place Fan Shaft. As Engine 52 arrived at the Yost Place Fan Shaft to investigate, they were rear-ended by a 1981 Buick. The Buick had stolen license plates. Three (3) firefighters were transported to the hospital for minor injuries and were treated and released. Two (2) passengers in the Buick were also transported with minor injuries and treated and released. The driver fled the scene. The engine received minor damage and the car was totaled.