Los Angeles, CA – The driver of a vehicle runs over a fire hose and injures a Los Angeles firefighter
LOS ANGELES, CA – Monday morning while tackling a fire in Tarzana, a fireman was hurt when a car ran over a hose, according to the authorities.
Around 4:50 a.m., Los Angeles Fire Department personnel arrived at the scene of the fire at Synthetic Grass Depot, which is located at 19337 Ventura Boulevard. There was no threat to any structures because the fire was raging outside.
According to the LAFD, a “civilian car” ran over a four-inch supply line during the fighting and knocked a firefighter to the ground. A non-life-threatening injury was present when the firefighter was taken to the hospital.
“It is sometimes essential (we avoid it whenever possible) to cross roadways with the big diameter supply line due to the location of the nearest fire hydrant to an incident,” the LAFD added. It is important to remember never to cross a fire department hose line.
As personnel were on the scene all morning, the Tampa Avenue exit off the 101 Freeway in the eastbound direction as well as a portion of Ventura Boulevard were closed.
The fire’s origin is being looked into.
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