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Several injured in California bus crash

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • At least nine people were inured in the crash, a CNN affiliate reports
  • A crew of firefighters was headed to a fire when the bus crashed

(CNN) -- Several people were injured after a bus carrying forest firefighters crashed Monday evening in southern California.

The crashed occurred on a stretch of road in the city of Palmdale, said Don Kunitomi, an inspector with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

At least nine people were injured and three were trapped inside the bus, CNN affiliate KTLA reported Monday evening.

The fire crew was rushing to a blaze when the bus crashed, the affiliate reported.

CNN's Scott Thompson contributed to this report.