1 hurt when big rig carrying fire truck overturns


RAMONA, Calif. — One person was taken to a hospital Monday after a big rig carrying a water tender overturned in rural eastern San Diego County.

The semi-truck was transporting a San Diego County Fire vehicle when it overturned shortly after 10:30 a.m. on state Route 78 near Salmon Road, just east of Ramona, according to California Highway Patrol.

A water tender is a mobile water carrier used to supply water to fire hoses and fire engines.

SR-78 was closed in the area while crews worked to clear the scene.

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