Six Firefighters Injured After Firetruck Rollover Accident

Six Ziegler Firefighters are recovering after a fire truck rolled over yesterday morning on the way to a fire. According to the fire department, the fire team was headed to assist West Frankfort Fire Teams at a fire on North Parrish Road when a section of Baseline Road gave way while the truck was passing over, causing the truck to rollover. All six people in the truck were hospitalized, and the truck’s captain, who was pinned under the vehicle, was airlifted to a hospital for treatment. The home on North Parrish Road is being considered a total loss, and the cause of both the crash and fire are under investigation.