Firefighter wounded after ammo inside burning home pops off

The Okla. firefighter, whose condition is unknown, was reportedly wounded in the head and face area


By FireRescue1 Staff

LATIMER COUNTY, Okla. — A firefighter was rushed to a hospital after he was wounded by ammo set off in a house fire.

KOCO.com reported that crews with the Buffalo Valley Fire Department were battling a house fire that was "full of ammo and guns." The fire caused the ammunition to start popping off, according to the report. 

The firefighter was reportedly wounded in the head and face area. The firefighter, whose condition has not yet been released, was life-flighted to a hospital. 

Latimer County officials said a fire chief was "so upset he started having chest pains," according to a Facebook post. "He, too, was life-flighted to Tulsa. He will have new meds and a few days at the hospital." 

We will update you on the firefighter's condition once we have more information. 

 

The fire chief is doing, possibly going home tomorrow or Wednesday. Please pray for the other fire fighter and his family.

Posted by Latimer County Emergency Management on Monday, October 14, 2019
 

There are no updates that the families wish for me to post at this time. Just continued prayers please.

Posted by Latimer County Emergency Management on Sunday, October 13, 2019
 

Our little country needs big prayers for buffalo valley fire department. They had a house fire that was full of guns and...

Posted by Latimer County Emergency Management on Sunday, October 13, 2019

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