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Water tanker flips over, kills Fort Wayne firefighter

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A water tanker flipped over and killed a young firefighter.  

It happened Monday night in Fort Wayne. Police said the 26-year-old was trapped under the truck he drove.

Crews were headed to a brush fire when the water shifted in the tanker causing it to roll over. It took out a couple of utility poles.

This is the 17th Allen County firefighter to die while in the line of duty.

 

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