Mike Wilbur

KANSAS CITY BATTALION CHIEF INVOLVED IN RESPONDING CRASH

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department vehicle was involved in a crash on Friday afternoon, according to police and the fire department.

The crash, which involved the KCFD vehicle and one other car, occurred near East 39th Street and Euclid Avenue over U.S. 71.

Kansas City police spokesman Sgt. Jake Becchina said the KCFD vehicle was running its lights and sirens at the time of the crash. The vehicle rolled twice after the crash.

A KCFD battalion chief and the driver got out of the vehicle after the crash to help the driver of the other car, Becchina said.

KCFD Deputy Fire Chief Jimmy Walker said neither firefighter was injured in the crash.

The other driver suffered minor injuries, according to Becchina.

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