Three Firefighters Were Injured While Helping A Kentucky School Band Do The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

One firefighter is in a critical condition after a fire truck dousing students in ice water touched power lines.

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One of the firefighters from the Campbellsville/Taylor County Fire Department was reported to be in critical condition while the other sustained serious injuries, WHAS11 News reported.

After firefighters splashed the school band with ice water, the fire truck's aerial bucket made contact with power lines, the university's resident director told WHAS11 News.

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Power went out in a large part of the Campsbellsville area — including the school campus — leaving at least 4,500 people without electricity, a spokesperson for LG&E-KU told Wave 3 News.

No students were injured.

No CU students have been injured. Reports say two firefighters were however. Please keep them & their families in your thoughts and prayers

Campbellsville Uni.@CampbellsvilleU

No CU students have been injured. Reports say two firefighters were however.

Please keep them & their families in your thoughts and prayers

1:18 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

In a statement, the president of Campbellsville University, Michael Carter, said, "We express heartfelt sympathy and prayers for the families of the two firefighters who were injured."

CU BCM is holding a prayer service tonight at 7 on Stapp lawn for the Campbellsville/Taylor County firefighters.

Campbellsville Uni.@CampbellsvilleU

CU BCM is holding a prayer service tonight at 7 on Stapp lawn for the Campbellsville/Taylor County firefighters.

1:25 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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