Contra Costa County

Firefighting Vehicle Crashes on Way to Brush Fire in Oakley

One firefighter suffered minor injuries in the crash

A water tender on its roof after a crash in Oakley.
NBC Bay Area

A firefighting vehicle crashed in Oakley Tuesday afternoon as it was on its way to a brush fire, fire officials said.

The water tender rolled over around 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of O'Hara Avenue and W. Cypress Road, according to the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.

One firefighter suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital to be evaluated, the fire district said.

The crash left diesel fuel leaking from the water tender, according to the fire district.

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