Arizona explosion 4 firefighters injured in blast at an electric company

explosion firefighter

TL;DR

Four firefighters were injured in an explosion while responding to a call for hazardous materials at an electric company in Arizona on Friday night authorities said. An additional four others were transported for evaluation following the blast at the Arizona Public Service Electric Company in Surprise said Fire Medical Department Battalion Chief Julie Moore. In a statement a spokesperson from the electric company said they had an equipment failure at their storage facility. The four injured firefighters are from Peoria Fire and were hurt when an explosion hit as they entered the facility according to Fire Capt. The force of the explosion was enough to knock the helmets and face masks off the injured firefighters he said. NoneFirefighters gather at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix after several firefighters were hurt in an explosion at an APS substation in Surprise. Eight firefighters where utility sized lithium batteries used in the storage and distribution of solar energy are housed. FDNY SPIRIT RUN HONORS FIREFIGHTERS WHO BATTLED NOTRE DAME FIREFour firefighters from the Peoria Fire Medical Department were seriously injured. Four additional firefighters from the city of Surprise were taken to a hospital for non threatening injuries Battalion Chief Julie Moore of the Surprise Fire Department told AZCentral. Fire teams from Peoria and Surprise both responded to APS McMicken Energy Storage facility around 6 p

More Explosion Firefighter: