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Fire truck wrecks on way to fire

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A Knoxville Fire Department truck slid off the road and hit a utility pole on Western Avenue early this afternoon, the KFD reported.

At 1:34 p.m., the truck was responding to a small fire at 303 West Bellemeade off Sutherland Avenue. The driver was attempting to make a left turn onto Middlebrook Pike from the westbound lane of Western Avenue when the tires slid on the wet pavement, the KFD report stated.

The truck struck a utility pole. All three occupants were sent to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for observation and have since been released with minor injuries.

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