Fire truck, car crash in Midwood

Trouble times two: Two civilians suffered minor injuries, according to a FDNY spokeswoman.
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A fire truck and a car collided in Midwood on Aug. 7 while the truck was responding to a fire that turned out to be a false alarm.

The truck from Ladder Company 156 and the car crashed at Avenue M and Bedford Avenue at 12:30 pm. The truck was responding to an electrical emergency at Avenue L and Nostrand Avenue but a spokesman for the FDNY said the call was a false alarm.

According to a Fire Department spokeswoman, two of the passengers in the car suffered minor injures and were transported to Kings County Hospital Center.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

Reach reporter Vanessa Ogle at or by calling (718) 260-4507. Follow her
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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