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Firefighters overturn their truck as they rush to tackle burning car at demonstration for students 

Eager firefighters overturn their truck as they rush to tackle burning car at demonstration for students

  • The incident happened in parking lot at Jozsef Attila promenade in Vác, Hungary
  • Students look on and scream in a panic as the truck veers out of control
  • Five firefighters suffered injuries but all have now been released from hospital 

A truck full of eager firefighters overturned as they rushed to tackle a burning car at a disaster management demonstration for students.

The footage was recorded at a parking lot at Jozsef Attila promenade in Vác, Hungary, by spectators.

In the video, sirens can be heard blaring as the fire engine drives towards a white car that is engulfed in flames. 

Dozens of schoolchildren are sitting on the grassy bank to watch the action. 

The fire truck driver tries to swing it round to the other side of the burning vehicle.

However, his turn is a little too sharp and truck tips onto two wheels.

It continues to skid across the tarmac and kicks up a plume of dirt behind it.

The footage was recorded at a parking lot at Jozsef Attila promenade in Vác, Hungary, by spectators at the disaster management demonstration for students

The driver tries to swing the fire truck round to the other side of the burning vehicle

The driver tries to swing the fire truck round to the other side of the burning vehicle 

However, his turn is too sharp and the truck loses balance before it tips on to two wheels

However, his turn is too sharp and the truck loses balance before it tips on to two wheels

One firefighter who is already on the scene drops his helmet and runs out of shot in an attempt to get out of the engine’s path.

The vehicle continues to lose control as students sitting on the grass verge scream in panic.

The momentum of the vehicle ends up swinging it over on to its other two wheels before it bounces and completely tips over onto its side.

As it continues to skid across the tarmac it kicks up a plume of dirt behind it

As it continues to skid across the tarmac it kicks up a plume of dirt behind it

The vehicle continues to lose control as students sitting on the bank scream in panic. The momentum of the vehicle ends up swinging it over on to its other two wheels

The vehicle continues to lose control as students sitting on the bank scream in panic. The momentum of the vehicle ends up swinging it over on to its other two wheels

It smashes to the ground with a thud as people begin to run towards it, which is where the video ends

It smashes to the ground with a thud as people begin to run towards it, which is where the video ends

It smashes to the ground with a thud as people begin to run towards it, which is where the video ends.

Five firefighters suffered minor injuries but all have since been released from hospital, according to local reports by ESTV.

A spokeswoman for the Pest County Disaster Management said afterwards that despite firefighting and rescue presentations being held regularly to promote the department’s work, no such accident had ever happened before.     

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