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.

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