HARRISON (AP) — The front end of a town of Harrison firetruck was significantly damaged after it slid down an icy road and rolled over while firefighters were returning from a call in southern Maine.

The Portland Press Herald reports the accident occurred around 11:55 a.m. Sunday after Engine 4 was dispatched to investigate reports of a home’s carbon monoxide detector going off.

Town Manager George Finch says volunteer firefighter Maurice Kautz lost control of the truck as it continued along Harrison Heights Road before rolling over into a wooded area.

No one was seriously injured.

Finch says the road was plowed but only “limited” amounts of sand had been applied to it.

The 2002 engine’s front chassis suffered heavy damage, but the truck’s firefighting apparatus was barely harmed if at all.



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