For most Colorado residents, emergency responders are the saviors who appear on the scene of dangerous situations. Most people outside of these professions have no trouble understanding that being injured at work is a real possibility for these brave men and women. However, not many people would automatically think of them being involved in a traffic accident while on duty.
A fire truck responding to the scene of an accident in which a vehicle hydroplaned and crashed into another car became embroiled in a serious accident. The truck flipped over during the incident, trapping five fire fighters inside. After they were extricated, they were taken to a local hospital in their home state for treatment.