Bad news out of Clayton County GA where a 6-year-old child was critically injured in a crash involving a tractor drawn/tiller fire apparatus this morning. The incident happened at Old Dixie Highway at Upper Riverdale Road right off of I-75
A total of 6 people were injured. The 6-year-old child was flown to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston with critical injuries. An 8-year-old child also suffered minor injuries.
3 Clayton County Firefighters were transported to the hospital for observation. The apparatus was not responding at the time. KTIYP’s.
WEST TEXAS FIRE & EXPLOSION WAS A CRIMINAL ACT: ATF
The fire that caused the deadly LODD explosion at the West, Texas fertilizer plant in 2013 was a criminal act according to a statement today from the ATF. Federal and state investigators said no arrests have been made but that they were investigating who was responsible for causing the fire at the West Fertilizer Company facility on April 17, 2013, in the town of West. The fire caused ammonium nitrate to ignite, triggering a massive explosion that killed 15 people and injured hundreds.
Among those killed in the explosion were 12 emergency personnel, primarily ones with the West VFD, West EMS (and students) and other fire & EMS personnel who initially responded to the fire.
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