Pembroke Pines Sinkhole Swallows Fire Truck

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Broken Watermain Floods Firetruck

PEMBROKE PINES (CBS4) – A Pembroke Pines fire engine found itself in quite the predicament when it lodged it’s front tires in a sinkhole.

City officials said a water main break caused the sinkhole in the 7200 block of Pines Boulevard just before 5 p.m. Thursday.

The truck, which is accustomed to rescuing others, was in need of a tow. The stretch of roadway was closed off to traffic while crews worked to cap the leak and free the firetruck.

No injuries were reported.

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