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4 Firefighters Seriously Hurt in Ice Bucket Challenge - #icebucketchallenge

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The incident happened around 11:45 a.m. Aug. 21 near Chandler Avenue and Spring Street, right outside the university's football and baseball facilities. Sources say the incident happened when the fire truck's aerial basket touched power lines. Power went out across a wide portion of the Campbellsville area, affecting about 4,500 customers. A spokeswoman for LG&E-KU said the utility company took a transmission line out of service after being notified of the incident involving the line. Power has since been restored in the area. "The band students were moving away from the truck and the area," CU band director Jennifer Tinnell told WCKQ 104.1 FM, "and I was standing at the fire truck thanking the [firefighters] for helping us out in this. Out of nowhere, we heard a huge explosion, and at the same time saw sparks coming from the rear of the fire truck and just a lot of electricity that shot straight up to the bucket ladder." Tinnell said several firefighters were in the bucket at the time. "A short amount of time after that, there was another strike of it, and everything was stopped and called in for rescue and help at that point," Tinnell added. Via Twitter, Campbellsville University said no students were injured in the incident. A prayer service has been scheduled for 7 p.m. on Stapp Lawn. "We express heartfelt sympathy and prayers for the families of the two firefighters who were injured," said CU President Dr. Michael V. Carter in a statement posted on the university's website. Ice bucket fireman burned, critical Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Awry, Firefighters Hurt Two firefighters seriously injured during ice bucket Firefighters hurt in 'ice bucket challenge' Kentucky Firefighters Seriously Hurt in Ice Bucket Challenge Ice Bucket fireman burned; critical 4 firefighters injured during Ice Bucket Challenge Ice bucket fireman burned; critical Firefighters hurt while helping with ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 4 firefighters injured in 'Ice Bucket Challenge' 3 Injured, 1 Critical, in Ice Bucket Challenge Accident 4 firefighters injured in Campbellsville U. Ice Bucket Challenge accident Firemen critically injured during ice bucket challenge Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt 4 Ky. firefighters injured in ice bucket challenge 4 firefighters shocked while helping with Campbellsville ... Firemen critically injured during ice bucket challenge Firefighters Seriously Hurt in Ice Bucket Challenge Firemen critically injured during ice bucket challenge Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt Four U.S. Firemen Hurt When Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Wrong Four U.S. Firemen Hurt When Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Wrong Four U.S. Firemen Hurt When Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Wrong Ice bucket fireman burned, critical Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Awry, Firefighters Hurt Two firefighters seriously injured during ice bucket Firefighters hurt in 'ice bucket challenge' Kentucky Firefighters Seriously Hurt in Ice Bucket Challenge Ice Bucket fireman burned; critical 4 firefighters injured during Ice Bucket Challenge Ice bucket fireman burned; critical Firefighters hurt while helping with ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 4 firefighters injured in 'Ice Bucket Challenge' 3 Injured, 1 Critical, in Ice Bucket Challenge Accident 4 firefighters injured in Campbellsville U. Ice Bucket Challenge accident Firemen critically injured during ice bucket challenge Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt 4 Ky. firefighters injured in ice bucket challenge 4 firefighters shocked while helping with Campbellsville ... Firemen critically injured during ice bucket challenge Firefighters Seriously Hurt in Ice Bucket Challenge Firemen critically injured during ice bucket challenge Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt Four U.S. Firemen Hurt When Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Wrong CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Four firefighters with the Campbellsville Fire Department were shocked -- one of them critically -- while helping the Campbellsville Un...