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Fire that damaged two buildings extinguished, one firefighter injured after fire truck rolls over

Fire that damaged two buildings extinguished, one firefighter injured after fire truck rolls over

Contra Costa County

Fire that damaged two buildings extinguished, one firefighter injured after fire truck rolls over

Contra Costa, California – A member of the fire crews of East Contra Costa Fire Protection District sustained minor injuries after one of the fire trucks rolled over while on the way to a report of fire.

According to a district news release, one of the vehicles that were dispatched to a fire in the 2400 block of East Cypress Road overturned near O’Hara Avenue.

The firefighter received first aid from his colleagues, and later transferred to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. The injured firefighter was shortly after released from the hospital.

Two buildings were significantly damaged and a half-acre of trash and grass was burned due to the fire.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the fire is still unknown and remains under investigation.

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