TN Firefighters Injured After Being Struck in Crash

02/01/2012
Two volunteer firefighters who were trying to extinguish a roadside grass fire were injured in a deadly vehicle crash Monday night in Fayette County, Tennessee. A pick-up truck into the volunteer firefighters' truck, killing the driver and sending his wife to a medical facility. The apparatus that was struck was a large pumper belonging to the Braden Volunteer Fire Department. Normally the department's brush truck would have been used to battle a brush fire, but it was out of service. The Braden fire chief told wmctv.com (http://bit.ly/w9Pmiv) that he thought if the brush truck would have been at the scene, it would've afforded the firefighters less protection from the crash and they migh...

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