Firefighter Injured While Fighting Brush Fire

HEPBURN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A firefighter was hurt at the scene of a brush fire in Lycoming County and had to be flown to the hospital.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. Sunday along Spook Hollow Road in Hepburn Township, that's just north of Williamsport.

According to the fire chief, the female firefighter was struck by a vehicle.

The woman volunteers for Hepburn Township Fire Company. Officials have not released her name. However, a relative told Newswatch 16 she is expected to be OK.

Another person at the scene had to be taken to the hospital for breathing in smoke.


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