Three firefighters with the Somerton/Cocopah Fire Department were transported to the hospital Friday night after the fire truck they were traveling in rolled over. The incident happened before 8:45 p.m. on the levee road at County 17th Street, about half a mile east of the international border with Mexico.
According to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office, the fire truck rolled over as the crew was on its way to fight a blaze near the Colorado River.
The three firefighters were transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
Further details about the incident were unavailable as of press time Friday.
Written by The Sun
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