Fla. firefighter injured in brush truck rollover

The firefighter was freed by rescue crews Thursday morning after the truck came to a rest on its roof


Wayne K. Roustan
Sun Sentinel

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A Palm Beach County firefighter required hospital care after being freed from a fire truck that rolled over, officials said.

It happened before 9 a.m. Thursday when rescue crews received reports that a fire truck used for fighting brush fires had overturned and was resting on its roof near Lyons and Lantana roads, said Fire Rescue Capt. Albert Borroto.

A firefighter was injured April 2, 2020, in a rollover crash in Palm Beach County, Fla. (Photo/Palm Beach County Fire Rescue)
A firefighter was injured April 2, 2020, in a rollover crash in Palm Beach County, Fla. (Photo/Palm Beach County Fire Rescue)

The firefighter was taken to a local area hospital for treatment. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause of this crash, Borroto said.

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McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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