By Caroline Bach, WKOW:
Authorities released the names of two Mineral Point firefighters who died while responding to a crash Thursday on US 151.
Iowa County Sheriff Steven Michek and Chief Deputy Austin Durst identified them as Fire Captain Brian Busch, 43, and Firefighter James Ludlum, 69.
According to a press release, Busch was driving the fire truck and Ludlum was a passenger when they were responding to a crash scene on US 151 NB near mile marker 38.
Investigators said Busch was trying to turn into an emergency crossover when a semi hit the fire truck.
The fire truck caught on fire. Authorities said the driver of the semi-truck James Morey, 80, was not hurt.
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