The dive team of the Tuscaloosa Fire Rescue Service is en route to Sumter County, where a car on fire has reportedly gone over a bridge into the Sucarnoochee River below.

Holly Whigham, a spokeswoman for TFR, told the Thread they are sending mutual aid to assist Livingston Fire and the Sumter County Emergency Management Agency.

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Whigham said a vehicle on fire drove off the Highway 11 bridge into the river below.

She said TFR is sending its dive team, Battalion 2 and a rescue truck to the scene to aid first responders. Livingston is about 60 miles southwest of Tuscaloosa, in Sumter County, near the Mississippi state line.

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