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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Ladder 1 overturns in Sangamon County

  • Harrisburg's Fire Department's Ladder 1 truck was headed north for repairs when it wound up overturned on Interstate 55 near Sherman.
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  • Harrisburg’s Fire Department’s Ladder 1 truck was headed north for repairs when it wound up overturned on Interstate 55 near Sherman.
    According to the The State Journal-Register initial reports were a front tire blew, the truck crossed the median and overturned in the southbound lanes.
    Fire Chief Bill Summers said a man from the fire truck maintenance company Global Services was driving the vehicle and no one was hurt.
    Summers said he was awaiting a police accident report before commenting on the nature of the crash.
    “They called and said it crashed and we’re waiting on the police report,” Summers said.
    “I know it’s impounded, taken into a towing service.”
    The crash happened at 12:16 p.m. and the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 reopened about 4:05 p.m.
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