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Texas: Tractor-trailer slammed into San Antonio fire truck along I-35 while firefighters worked accident call

Friday, February 21, 2020
An 18-wheeler slammed into a fire truck along I-35 that was parked to protect firefighters who were working another accident call during the height of overnight storms that hit the area.

According to a post on the Schertz Fire Department's Facebook page, a platform apparatus was parked along I-35 near FM 1103 to block traffic while firefighters handled an accident scene an 18-wheeler.

"A second tractor trailer struck the front of the apparatus," the post states.

The department says no one was hurt, but "this is a good reminder of the dangers all of our First Responders face out on the highways."

Traffic along I-35 was blocked from 3 a.m. until about 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning while the accident scene was cleared.

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