7 injured in fire truck collision

Fire and police officials are investigating a crash that sent seven firefighters to the hospital.

Two fire trucks responding to an emergency collided in West New York Wednesday at the intersection of 57th Street andPalisade Avenue. One of the firefighters had to be cut out of the wreckage.

Officials say none of the injuries were life-threatening. The firefighters are currently receiving medical attention.

The fire the crews had been responding to turned out to be a false alarm.

AP wires contributed to this article.

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