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MFB truck involved in traffic incident near Shepparton

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03 Sep 2014
MFB can confirm an appliance was involved in a traffic incident near Kialla around 2pm this afternoon.

The vehicle was returning to Melbourne along the Goulburn Valley Highway after being used at training in Shepparton when it’s believed two of the rear wheels disengaged.

The crew on board the appliance was uninjured and the vehicle will now be towed to Melbourne.

MFB will oversight an investigation of the incident and the Victorian WorkCover Authority and Victoria Police will be notified.

"I’m sure I echo the sentiments of everyone within the MFB when I say that I am grateful no one was injured," Acting Chief Officer Paul Stacchino said.

"I cannot state strongly enough that the safety of MFB staff is our priority and we will put all appropriate measures in place to ensure the incident is thoroughly investigated."


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