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A minivan and a Los Angeles Fire Department engine returning to its fire station after a medical call crashed head-on just west of downtown Sunday.

The collision took place a few minutes before 1 p.m. at 2023 W. 8th St. in the Westlake area, fire department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.

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No firefighters were injured in the crash, Humphrey said. The woman driving the minivan received medical treatment from the paramedics on Engine 3, which was involved in the crash.

The woman was transported to a hospital in fair condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

The LAFD engine was traveling with normal traffic and wasn’t using lights or sirens on its return trip to the station, Humphrey added.

The crash remained under investigation by Los Angeles police.

–City News Service

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