Firetruck strikes ditch while responding to illegal burn

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PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – No injuries are reported after a firetruck went into a ditch in Putnam County.

The incident took place on Poca River Road North near Poca early this afternoon.

A crew from the Bancroft Volunteer Fire Department were responding to a report of a structure fire that turned out being an illegal burn when the accident occurred.

The roadway has since reopened.

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