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Fayette EMS Loses $175,000 Of Equipment After Flash Flooding

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (KDKA) - Fayette County first responders lost approximately $175,000 in equipment after severe flooding tore through the area.

In a Facebook post, they shared images of the extensive damage.

We have been asked about the condition of the crew and the ambulance caught up in the flash flood in Uniontown. First...

Posted by Fayette EMS on Tuesday, July 23, 2019

One photo showed an ambulance submerged in water.

Other photos show muddy equipment and the interior of the vehicle destroyed with rainwater and more mud.

In their post, they say they've been asked about the condition of their crew. "First and foremost the crew is fine," they say.

But, "the ambulance and most equipment is a total loss of approximately $175,000."

They do say over half will be covered by insurance.

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