EAST PEMBROKE – The East Pembroke firehouse was extensively damaged about 4 p.m. Thursday when a driver blacked out at the wheel of her car and crashed into the West Main Road building.

The woman was taken to Erie County Medical Center for what were described as non-life-threatening injuries. State police blamed the blackout on a medical condition. The car, police added, became airborne after hitting a curb, then smashed into the front of the fire station.

Officials said the fire station would be closed several weeks for repairs, with apparatus moved temporarily to a nearby automotive shop.