Two firefighters injured fighting San Antonio Fire | KOB 4
Advertisement

Two firefighters injured fighting San Antonio Fire

Two firefighters injured fighting San Antonio Fire Photo: James Mccue

Marian Camacho
June 20, 2018 11:16 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Two firefighters are recovering after being injured by a falling tree while working on the San Antonio Fire yesterday afternoon.

Advertisement

The firefighters were airlifted to a hospital and treated by medical staff. Both have since been released.

“This incident again emphasizes that firefighting is a dangerous profession,” stated Valles Caldera National Preserve’s Superintendent Jorge Silva-Bañuelos. “Our firefighters’ and the public’s safety is always our first priority.”

Wind gusts are expected today accompanied by low humidity.  The Valles Caldera National Preserve and Santa Fe National Forest remain under Stage 3 Closure due to extreme fire danger.

The San Antonio Fire has burned 495 acres and is 30-percent contained.

Credits

Marian Camacho

Copyright 2018 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Comment on Facebook

Share 4 - News Tips - Photos - Videos
  Share a News Tip, Story Idea, Photo, Video



Advertisement

Relay Media Amp

Advertisement

Advertisement




Border Patrol shuts down checkpoints to deal with migrants in NM

Police identify victim of suspected street racing crash

Uber driver who shot, killed man on I-25 identified

Rockies extend partnership with Isotopes

Sen. Tom Udall will not seek re-election in 2020