Pennsylvania: Fire Police Officer struck at fire scene
A fire policeman was injured while he directed traffic during a two-alarm fire in Adams County on Friday, dispatch said.
The man was struck by a hose from a firetruck as it rounded a corner, according to Northeast Fire EMS Chief Lee Byers. He was taken to a nearby hospital, but his condition was not immediately known.
The fire broke out just before 2 p.m. in the 1800 block of East Berlin Road, Reading Township.
Byers said the structure, a former barn converted into two apartments, is a complete loss. He is ruling the fire accidental for now and puts the loss at approximately $200,000.
Links provided with these articles were active and accurate as of the posting of the article to ResponderSafety.com. However, web sites change and the organization hosting the page at the link may have moved or removed it since this article was posted. Therefore, some links may no longer be active.