Hoyt Firefighters Hurt When Tire Explodes While Being Changed

Side view of a fire engine with ladder
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HOYT, Kan. (WIBW) -- Two Hoyt firefighters were injured when a tire on their fire tanker truck exploded on Thursday, according to the Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office.

The unidentified firefighters were changing the tire at the Hoyt Fire Station around 10:00 a.m. when the tire blew up, authorities said.

They were both taken to a Topeka hospital for treatment and are believed to be in stable condition.

Posted by: Nick Viviani