UPDATE from SConFire.com: Both Firefighters were from Engine Company 4. The names of the pair have been released. Firefighter Chance Zobel passed away a short time ago. Firefighter Larry Irving has multiple injuries and is expected to survive.
Troopers say the firefighters were called to a brush fire in a median at 81 mile-marker around 2 PM Saturday afternoon. The fire truck stopped on the inside lane. Investigators say an Impala started to slow down as it approached the fire truck, when a van then struck the Impala. Troopers say one of the vehicles then went into the median and hit 2 firefighters. It’s not clear which vehicle hit the firefighters.