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.