2 Okla. firefighters injured in tanker rollover
The firefighters had to be extricated from the rig and were transported to a hospital
WAUKOMIS, Okla. — Two firefighters were injured after the tanker they were in ran off the road and overturned Thursday afternoon.
EnidNews.com reported the Waukomis firefighters were responding to a controlled burn that got out of control. Both firefighters had to be extricated from the rig and were transported to the hospital. They were treated and later released.
Fire Chief Clarence Maly said the rig was a total loss. Two neighboring fire departments assisted in battling and controlling the fire.
The crash is under investigation.
Controlled burn in background of overturned Waukomis Fire truck. Life EMS, WFD, Waukomis PD, OHP on scene. https://t.co/7KBrH6QE1F— Sally Asher (@SallyAAsher) March 17, 2016