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Oklahoma City firefighter suffers head injury while battling vehicle fire

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OKLAHOMA CITY – First responders were called to help one of their own on Monday afternoon after a firefighter was injured at a scene.

Around 3:15 p.m., firefighters with the Oklahoma City Fire Department were called to a vehicle fire in the 4600 block of S. Choctaw Rd.

Officials with the fire department say a truck with a flatbed trailer carrying cardboard boxes was on fire.

Around 3:30 p.m., paramedics with EMSA were called to the vehicle fire after a firefighter reportedly suffered a head injury.

The firefighter was put into an ambulance, but appeared to be sitting up and talking to paramedics.

At this point, the extent of his injuries is unknown.