Mike Wilbur

TWO WISCONSIN FIREFIGHTERS KILLED IN HIGHWAY CROSSOVER CRASH, STRUCK BY SEMI

Two Firefighters were killed in the Line of Duty this morning on US 151 near Mile Marker 38 near Mineral Point., Wisconsin.

A Mineral Point FD apparatus was responding to a scene on US 151 early this morning, just after midnight. The truck was trying to use an emergency crossover when it was struck by a northbound semi-tractor trailer. The fire apparatus sustained major damage and caught fire due to the crash and the semi sustained serious damage as well. There were 2 Firefighters on the rig-and both were killed. The driver of the semi was not hurt.

Mineral Point is west of Madison.
Much more to follow.

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