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Fire engine plows into Long Island furniture store, injuring 4

A firetruck plowed through the facade of a furniture store on New York’s Long Island on Friday, injuring four people and destroying much of the building’s exterior.

A store employee and three firefighters inside the truck were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, a Rockville Centre Police Department spokesperson said.

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Video shared on social media shows the truck swerving to avoid another vehicle, then careening into the corner of the furniture repair shop just before 11:30 a.m.

A firetruck struck a Long Island furniture shop Friday, injuring four people. (Fox News)

The crash left heaps of bricks piled on the sidewalk outside the shop. A photo showed the front half of the truck inside the store.

Local officials were on scene Friday afternoon working to secure the one-story building.

The police spokesperson said the truck was responding to a call at a separate location at the time of the crash.

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A message left by phone with the furniture store was not returned.

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