Fire hose strikes, injures fire police officer
The fire police officer was directing traffic when a fire truck passed by, striking him with its hose
By Laura French
ADAMS COUNTY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania fire police officer was injured after being struck by the hose of a passing fire truck.
The officer was directing traffic as Northeast Adams Fire & EMS responded to a structure fire Friday afternoon, according to the Evening Sun. As a fire truck rounded a corner, the officer was struck by its hose.
The officer, whose name was not reported, was transported to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
Northeast Adams Fire & EMS Chief Lee Byers said 15 tanker trucks and 10 fire engines responded to the two-alarm fire at the converted barn where six residents lived in apartments.
No other injuries were reported.