VIDEO: Fire officers electrocuted during rescue

Date: 
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:15

Five fire officers were electrocuted while trying to rescue persons trapped in flood waters in Barataria.

Four were treated and discharged, one remains warded.

 Injures ranged from cuts and bruises about the body while the officer warded suffered more serious injuries.

This took place after a ladder being used came into contact with a high tension wire.

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