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Fire Truck Rolls Near Belton (TX), 5 Hurt

BELTON, Texas. According to the city of Belton, all five Central Bell County Fire Rescue firefighters injured when their firetruck rolled over in Bell County Friday night were conscious and able to communicate when they were transported to a hospital.

The crash also involved a sedan carrying two people who were also injured.

Five firefighters from the Central Bell Fire Rescue volunteer fire department have been transported to a Bell County hospital after their fire truck rolled over on FM 439 near Belton Friday night.

The condition of the firefighters was not immediately available, a Belton city official said. Belton firefighters responded to the crash, where two civilians were also reported injured, officials said.

Central Bell County Fire Rescue is a volunteer fire department that operates out of Nolanville.

Further details were not immediately available.

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