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Bell County Firefighter Injured In Weekend Crash


BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WRIL)– A Bell County firefighter was hurt in a crash while responding to a downed power line over the weekend.

It happened on Highway 188 in the Colmar community.

According to WRIL, firefighters were responding with lights and sirens, and came into contact with a vehicle coming in the opposite direction.

It’s reported that the firefighters went into the ditch line for about 50 feet, damaging the fire unit.

We’re told one firefighter suffered minor injuries.

Alexia Walters

Alexia Walters

Alexia is the Sunrise Digital Content Producer. She has been with the company since April 2017.
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