Structural Firefighting: San Bernardino (CA) Firefighter Struck by Power Line at Fire

11/12/2013
A San Bernardino (CA) fire captain avoided injury Monday after being struck by a power line at a fire scene. The event occurred during a two-alarm fire when the firefighter was struck by an insulated portion of the line, according to The Sun (http://bit.ly/182gAEF). He was not electrocuted due to the insulation. Flames engulfed several sheds and the attic of the residential building that burned, extending quickly to a large eucalyptus tree in the home's backyard. The fire continued to burn, damaging the attic and two rooms of a neighboring home to the north and the exterior of a home to the south. There were no reported injuries, but two dogs died in the fire. Read additional details ab...

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