A man is expected to face charges for allegedly assaulting three Spokane, Washington firefighters Friday night as they worked to extinguish his home and treat him for smoke inhalation.
According to the Spokesman, firefighters found the man outside suffering from smoke inhalation. Firefighters said he hit one firefighter in the face with a large mug and assaulted two other firefighters after he was moved to an ambulance.
The man was transported to a hospital in a police vehicle, the paper reports.
Two firefighters were also taken to the hospital after the attack; another was treated for burns. All three were treated and released.