Texas Firefighters Injured in Rollover

Plum Grove firefighters hurt when their tanker rolled over while responding to a call.
(Plum Grove Volunteer Fire Department photo)

Three hurt in tanker rollover

FirefighterNation Staff

PLUM GROVE, Texas – Bluebonnet News reports that three Plum Grove firefighters were injured when the tanker they were in rolled over while responding to a call Sunday.

Sergeant Rob Willoughby, supervisor for the Liberty County office of Texas Department of Public Safety, sad the accident occurred at 4:23 p.m. on CR 5000.

The tanker left the roadway and the driver overcorrected, which caused the truck to overturn.

The driver, James Autrey, and two 17-year-old members of the Plum Grove Volunteer Fire Department’s junior firefighter program, all suffered minor injuries.

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