2 firefighters hurt after rig tips over in sidewalk collapse
Two firefighters were in the bucket of the truck’s tower when the collapse occurred
By FireRescue1 Staff
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. — Two volunteer firefighters suffered minor injuries after a fire truck tipped over from a collapsed sidewalk.
Crews were “wetting down rekindle” at a house fire when the sidewalk collapsed and caused the fire truck to tip over. Two firefighters were in the bucket of the truck’s tower when the collapse occurred, reported WJLA.
Both firefighters are expected to be treated and released from the hospital, according to DCW50.
Close Call Riverdale Tower 807 - 2 members sustained minor injuries when sidewalk collapsed under outrigger causing Tower to fall this am pic.twitter.com/IiXboQGxyD— Mark Brady (@PGFDPIO) March 13, 2017