South Africa: Firefighter Struck and Killed in Backing Accident

A Midlands firefighter in South Africa died after being hit by a fire truck on Monday Ocetober 7, 2013. Alicia Govender, 31, had returned to the Pietermaritzburg fire station after putting out a veld fire with colleagues when tragedy struck. It has been alleged that Govender was standing behind the fire truck when she was hit.

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