Firemen Injured in Campus 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Gone Wrong

August 22, 2014

Several firefighters were injured, two very seriously, when the fire truck bucket they were riding in got too close to a power line after they had doused the Campbellsville University marching band in ice water as part of a charity event, The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., reported. The local fire department unit was helping the university's band participate in the "ice bucket challenge" craze that has dominated social media in recent weeks, and two firefighters were shocked when the ladder carrying the bucket passed near a power line. One of the firefighters is in critical condition, and a vigil is to be held on the campus today.

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