Three Escambia Firefighters Injured

May 31, 2010

Three Escambia County Fire Rescue firefighters were injured Monday morning when they received an electrical shock while investigating a fire alarm at a Pensacola business.

The incident happend about 10:30 this morning at Cavalier Telephone on North Pace Boulevard in the old Town & Country Shopping Center.

Fire crews had responded to a fire alarm at the building and during their investigation discovered smoke in the basement of theĀ  building. Three firefighters received an electrical shock from an unknown source as they entered a basement room. The three were treated at the scene and transported by ambulance to Baptist Hospital. Their injuries were not life threatening.

The incident is still under investigation.

The Ensley, Oceola and West Pensacola stations of Escambia Fire Recue responded to the call, along with Escambia County EMS and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.

Pictured. Three Escambia County firefighters were injured while investigating a fire alarm at Cavalier Telephone in Pensacola Monday morning. photos by Kristi Smith, click to enlarge.


4 Responses to “Three Escambia Firefighters Injured”

  1. jo harrison on June 1st, 2010 10:30 pm

    I hope all of those hurt , are doing well

  2. Dan on June 1st, 2010 9:05 pm

    Shocking !!!!!!

  3. LIVING LIFE. on June 1st, 2010 1:40 am

    same day the molino fire chief said he had some close brushes with lightning

  4. been there on May 31st, 2010 8:12 pm

    Electricity is on my list of DONT FOOL WITH IT…along with snakes…spiders and natural gas…Glad they are OK..but WHAT IF comes into play here. There could be 3 funerals.

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