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2 firefighters injured when car crashes into engine during hydrant detail in Warren County

POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – Two Huntington Volunteer firefighters received minor injuries after a car crashed into their engine Tuesday during a hydrant detail in Pohatcong Township.

On Feb. 2, at around 5:50 p.m., firefighters were out performing a hydrant detail in the township when engine 75-62 was struck by a vehicle while attempting to make a turn onto Haig Boulevard, according to a post on the Huntington Volunteer Fire Co. #1 Station 75 Fire Facebook page.

Two firefighters sustained minor injuries during the incident, authorities said.

The crew from 75-62 also assisted in rendering care to the driver that struck the engine. The crash took the engine out of service until repaired, authorities said.

“We also URGE our Township residents please take care of the fire hydrants in your neighborhood!! It will make our job easier to save you and your property!!,” the post said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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