Crash at fire station

A passenger vehicle collided early Saturday evening with the flag pole at the Mattoon Fire Department's fire station at 2700 Marshall Ave.

MATTOON -- A passenger vehicle struck the flag pole at the Mattoon Fire Department's Marshall Avenue fire station early Saturday evening.

Fire Department Engineer Bart Owen reported that the vehicle hit a telephone pole before colliding with the flag pole at the station, located at 2700 Marshall Ave. Owen said this collision caused no injuries.

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The Mattoon Police Department has not completed and released its report on this collision at this point.

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Rob Stroud is a reporter for the JG-TC, covering the city of Mattoon, Lake Land College, Cumberland County and areas including Oakland, Casey and Martinsville.

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