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Three injured in crash involving fire department vehicle

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident involving a Utica Fire Department vehicle near the intersection of Culver Ave and Albany Street.

The accident happened shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday night.

No one inside the fire truck was hurt. Utica fire officials tell NEWSChannel 2 three people in the other vehicle, a pick-up truck, were sent to the hospital.

The firefighters were responding to a report of a fire on Turner Street. There ended up not being a fire at that location, but there was smoke pouring from a nearby outdoor wood stove.

The Utica Police Department is investigating the accident. Officials say the Deputy Fire Chief John Kelly was driving with the vehicle's lights and sirens on at the time of the crash.

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