PIQUA, Ohio (WDTN) – A suspension airbag exploded in a firefighter’s face sending him to the hospital Thursday.
The Piqua Daily Call reports the firefighter, who has not been identified, was on the scene of a truck fire when the incident occurred.
Firefighters were called to the scene at East Ash Street and Interstate 75 after a driver noticed a semi’s trailer brakes were on fire.
The firefighter was “knocked to the ground” in the explosion. Medics were called and the firefighter was taken to Upper Valley Medical Center.