PHOENIX — A Phoenix firefighter has died overnight after a horrific accident at a fire scene in the West Valley Saturday evening.
Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said 23-year-old firefighter Bradley Harper was “gravely injured” when he became pinned between two fire vehicles that were getting into position to fight a mulch fire. Crews responded around 5:20 p.m. to a mulch fire near 39th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road.
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Officials said the firefighter has been with the department for two years. He was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital where other firefighters have gathered.
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Doug KryslMonday, May 20, 2013 6:49:34 PMI would like to extend our condolences to the Phoenix FF from the Omaha FD. Truely sorry for your loss.
Doug KryslMonday, May 20, 2013 6:52:00 PMAlso to the FF's family and the Phoenix FD.
Slagle Volunteer Fire DepartmentWednesday, May 22, 2013 4:46:58 AMWould like to send our condolences to the Phoenix Fire Department and to the family of Bradley Harper.
John DradyFriday, May 31, 2013 3:08:07 PMFrom the Gold Ridge Firefighters Association in Sebastopol, CA., our heartfelt condolences to the family of Firefighter Bradley Harper and to his grieving family at Phoenix FD.
Tom StashSunday, June 02, 2013 9:56:30 AMGod bless, my fellow Brothers.