- Associated Press - Thursday, July 28, 2016

LINCOLN, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say three firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling a blaze at pallet supply company outside Sacramento.

A spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says the fire crews were injured Wednesday when a water hose ruptured, causing the hose to flip around and strike them.

The Sacramento Bee reports (https://bit.ly/2a24BzK ) Thursday that the fire broke out at 8 a.m. at Pallets Unlimited, sending a thick column of smoke into the air.

The blaze started in the pallets but quickly spread to the building. It was contained Wednesday afternoon.

No other injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


Information from: The Sacramento Bee, https://www.sacbee.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide