(CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY) According to police three firefighters were injured when the aerial ladder from a fire truck came in contact with a main power line at Campbellsville University.
Two firefighters were airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital. Another firefighter was treated at Taylor Regional Hospital.
Campbellsville University released the following statement on their website;
Campbellsville University is asking for prayers for two Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department firefighters who have been seriously injured on the campus of Campbellsville University.
“We express heartfelt sympathy and prayers for the families of the two firefighters who were injured,” Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, said.
Reports state that one firefighter at UofL Hospital is in serious condition and the other is in critical.
Police sources are saying said the fire department's aerial ladder came into contact with a power line.
A witness at the scene, resident director Tyler Arterburn, said the crew was participating in an "ice bucket challenge," and firefighters were spraying water band directors and members.