UPDATE: Names of Injured Bedford Co. Firefighters Released Following Truck Accident
UPDATE: 11:39 a.m.
Bedford Co., VA - Virginia State Police have released the names of the injured firefighters involved in a truck accident Wednesday morning when their truck overturned.
The injured firefighters are:
Driver: Monty Coleman, 40
Adrian Blazejewicz, 28
An unidentified 17-year-old
Brad Ellis, 26,
and Zach Coleman, 18
All are from Forest, VA.
Another firefighter was transported to a nearby hospital. All six firefighters have now been released from the hospital.
The accident remains under investigation by state police.
Bedford Co., VA - Bedford County Fire and Rescue now says five firefighters were hurt when their fire truck overturned Wednesday morning.
A sixth firefighter was also taken to the hospital for evaluation, which is standard practice.
Five of the six firefighters are out of the hospital.
Update: 9:51 a.m.
Bedford Co., VA - Officials with Bedford County Fire and Rescue say all six firefighters on board a fire truck that overturned Wednesday morning were transported to the hospital for evaluation.
Two of the six were released.
The other four are being treated for minor injuries.
Update: 7:37 a.m.
Bedford Co., VA - Officials with Bedford County Fire and Rescue say four firefighters were injured after their fire truck rolled over Wednesday morning.
Officials say Forest Volunteer Fire Company's Pumper 5 was heading to a house fire on Wyatts Way about 6:30 a.m. when it was involved in the accident. The truck overturned with six firefighters on board.
Four firefighters were injured. Officials say those injuries are non-life threatening.
The accident is still under investigation.
Bedford Co., VA - The Bedford Fire Department says crews are responding to a report of an accident involving a fire truck.
According to the Bedford Fire Department's official Facebook page, the reported accident is on New London Road and involves Company 5. Company 5 is based in Forest.
The post says the fire truck rolled over. No word on any injuries.
ABC-13 has a crew headed to the scene.