Marondera Municipality fire brigade vehicle was extensively damaged when it was involved in an accident on its way to Cherutombo suburb around 9pm to attend to a fire incident along Ruzawi road on its way to a fire incident.

The car which was extensively damaged rammed into the cast-wall at Marondera Agricultural Show Society after the driver lost control.

According to Mashonaland East provincial police spokesperson Inspector Tendai Mwanza, the driver who had two fellow fire fighters were heading towards Cherutombo when he lost control veered off the road.

The driver and his colleagues were seriously injured and taken to Marondera Provincial Hospital for treatment.

When the ZBC News visited the scene residents of Marondera were busy viewing the wreckage.

The damaged vehicle was donated to Marondera Municipality by Peter Lobel which came as good news to local residents as the town did not have reliable fire-fighting equipment which had led to loss of property.