BREAKING: Fatal Crash in Southern Humboldt :     - Click for more Info

Three firefighters transported to hospital after rolling engine

The following is a press release from Cal-Fire:

At 2:21 PM Cal Fire and Honeydew VFD were dispatched to a wildland fire in the Honeydew area.

At approximately 2:45 PM the Fortuna Interagency Command Center was notified of a traffic collision involving one of the engines responding to the fire.  The engine rolled over and ended up off the roadway.  The 3 personnel on the engine indicated they were uninjured but the decision was made to transport them to Redwood Memorial Hospital for evaluation. 

No other vehicles were involved in the collision and the cause is under investigation. The California Highway Patrol is at scene and handling the investigation.