Fire truck smashes into Orangeville post office
A fire truck hit another vehicle and collided with a post office in Orangeville on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. (Photo courtesy: Mercedes Smolders)
Published Tuesday, August 14, 2012 9:48PM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, August 14, 2012 9:50PM EDT
Police are investigating after a fire truck collided with a vehicle before coming to a stop when it hit a post office in downtown Orangeville Tuesday evening.
The collision happened around 6 p.m. in the town, which is located northwest of Caledon.
According to a police press release, a truck belonging to the Orangeville Fire Department collided with another vehicle, which caused it to leave the road.
The truck then collided with a furnishings store and a post office, coming to a stop on the sidewalk.
At least one, and maybe two other vehicles were also damaged in the incident, police said.
Three firefighters were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
A local news report said the fire truck was responding to a call at the time of the incident.