Driver crashes SUV into Brevard County fire station

Driver suffered medical episode, airlifted to area hospital


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla.A driver crashed an SUV into Brevard County Fire Rescue Station 44 Monday night, the department said.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Ernest Jones, 41, of Merritt Island, was driving on King Street when he suffered a medical episode, lost control of his SUV and crash into the building.

BCFR said the driver of the vehicle was airlifted to Holmes Regional Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition.


No one inside the firehouse was injured and the station remains open, troopers said.


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