4 Detroit firefighters, 2 civilians injured in crash involving fire rig on city's east side

The overhead scene at Houston Whittier and Dickerson where a crash between a fire truck and a passenger car happened. 

Four Detroit firefighters and two civilians were taken to a hospital following a crash involving an engine and a passenger car on the city's east side Wednesday.

The scene on Houston Whittier and Dickerson showed one fire engine on a residential yard with tire tracks running from the road. The civilian car involved in the crash nearby showed extensive front-end damage.

Two of the firefighters were reportedly injured in the crash, but are expected to be okay.

Crews were responding to a fire on Riad when the crash occurred. According to Chief James Harris, the rig had its lights and sirens on when they collided. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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The civilians injured needed to be rescued using the Jaws of Life.