A crash on Highway 140, north of Winnemucca, Nevada has claimed the life of two firefighters and has sent a third to the hospital. The crash happened on Highway 140.
According to the Bureau of Land Management, it was a single- vehicle crash but its cause is currently under investigation. One report is that a tire may have blown out.
The Firefighters who were killed in the Line of Duth, and the one who was injured, all work for the Bureau of Land Management.
The injured firefighter was flown to Renown Regional Medical Center, where the condition is currently unknown.
The Nevada BLM released a statement early this morning, saying the names of the deceased firefighters is being withheld until next of kin is notified.
Our condolences to all those affected.RIP.