ALABAMA FIREFIGHTERS SERIOUSLY INJURED AT LIVE FIRE TRAINING

Two Opelika (near Auburn, Alabama) Firefighters were injured during a training exercise earlier today. The incident occurred at approximately 1600 hours while they were training inside an abandoned dwelling. Initial reports are that 1 Firefighter suffered from smoke inhalation and the other suffered burns-and both are reported to be in serious condition. 

One Firefighter was transported to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital and another to a facility in Columbus, GA. We’ll have updates soon. KTIYP’s.