"The injuries that Kevin sustained will have him out of work for quite some time."
The firefighters were in the apparatus—which stayed upright and on all wheels for the duration of the incident—at the time of impact.
The 65-year-old Red Lodge Fire Rescue firefighter was flown to Utah in mid-July after he was severely burned while fighting the Harris Fire, north of Joliet.
Both members had been with the department since the late '90s.
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It was so hot she couldn’t use her arms to pull herself out.
Red Lodge Fire Rescue has identified the firefighter injured Friday in the Harris Fire near Joliet as Dan Steffensen.
Counseling sessions have been scheduled for next week to make sure they are coping with the stress.
Authorities were directing traffic in the area when part of the downed line got snagged on a semi-truck passing through.