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Calen McKinney
Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel were critically injured at 11:42 a.m. today after a ladder from a fire truck came near a power line and an electric arc of current struck the men. The incident took place on the Campbellsville University campus while the firefighters were helping CU band students with the ALS cold water challenge.
One firefighter critical, other in fair condition

 

Firefighter Tony Grider is in critical condition and Alex Quinn is listed in fair condition after they were injured Thursday afternoon while helping Campbellsville University students with an ALS cold water challenge.

Four Campbellsville Fire & Rescue personnel were injured at 11:42 a.m. yesterday, Thursday, Aug. 21, after a ladder from a fire truck approached power lines, and the proximity of the ladder to the lines allowed what is known as an electric arc to occur, which caused the firefighters to be shocked.

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