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December 19, 2018

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Fire engine, car collide in Reno area; 5 people injured

RENO — Five people were reportedly injured Saturday when a fire truck on its way to a medical call collided with a car at an intersection in the Reno area.

Officials say the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District engine had its lights and siren on when it collided with a car as one of the vehicles turned at an intersection in Spanish Springs.

News outlets reported that four firefighters were taken to a hospital with minor injuries and the car driver's injuries were more serious.

Spanish Springs is 10 miles northeast of Reno.