Firefighter injured in fall from moving fire truck

The fire truck was responding to a call when the firefighter fell from the rig


By FireRescue1 Staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A firefighter is recovering in the hospital after falling from a moving fire truck.

Commercial Appeal reported that the incident happened Thursday afternoon. The fire truck was responding to a call and the Memphis firefighter fell from the moving rig and was injured.

"He's listed in serious condition, but he is alert," department spokesman Lt. Wayne Cooke said.

It's unclear how the firefighter fell from the fire truck. The fire department is conducting an investigation.

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