Firefighter Injured Battling Brush Fire in Lakewood [VIDEO]

A firefighter was injured while responding to a brushfire in Lakewood this evening, officials confirmed to TLS.

The Lakewood firefighter responded to the fire shortly after 8:00 PM and suffered a leg injury on scene, officials say. He was transported to MMCSC for treatment.

Lakewood Fire Chief John Yahr says this comes to show how even a minor fire can lead to injuries.

A Red Flag Warning is currently in effect for the State.

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  1. I wish the fireman a speedy recovery, as all of Lakewood wishes

    When we see these selfless heroes, we must take a moment of thoughtfullness to bless, give thanks and pray for all our public and private safety responders.

    B’Chasdei Hashem (In the many loving, kindnesses of God) everyone will always get home safe.

    It is even better to share your thoughts with them in person whenever possible. They follow the road of God with their unconditional love for all of us.

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