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Six Firefighters Injured After Water Tanker Rolled In NSW

Six volunteer firefighters have been injured after their water tanker rolled while they were battling a blaze in NSW.

Police say the NSW Rural Fire Service tanker was travelling north on the Princes Highway at Mogo on the NSW south coast when it veered off the road and rolled down an embankment.

All six crew members managed to free themselves from the vehicle and were treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital for treatment.

They have non-life-threatening injuries including neck and back pain and lacerations.

The driver has undertaken mandatory blood and alcohol testing.

Police are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Officers from South Coast Police District attended and commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

More to come.