- Associated Press - Thursday, September 3, 2015

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A firefighter working to battle a wildfire north of Helena has been hospitalized after an ATV crash.

The Helena Independent Record reports (https://bit.ly/1QaawxB ) that the injured man was adjusting hoses in steep terrain Wednesday at the time of the accident. A nearby firefighter/EMT helped with emergency care before the man was taken to a medical facility in Helena.

A Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation spokeswoman declined to comment on how the accident occurred. Officials have not released the injured man’s name.

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Information from: Independent Record, https://www.helenair.com



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