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Radio traffic from Florida firefighter struck. Orange County's Chad Lowrey is among those injured in secondary crash.

Firefighter Chad Lowrey.
Firefighter Chad Lowrey.

This is the emergency radio traffic from the call on State Route 50 at Deer Island Road in Orange County, Florida shortly after 8:00 Sunday morning. Engine 37 from Orange County Fire Rescue responded to a collision between a motorcycle and a car. Soon things got much worse after another vehicle crashed into the scene.

Firefighter Chad Lowrey and four other people were victims of the second crash.

Lowrey was seriously injured and flown to Orlando Regional Medical Center. We do not have an update on his condition.

Reports indicate Engine 37 had been placed in the “fend off” position to in an effort to prevent other vehicles from getting into the scene.


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