Police: 2 East Texas Firefighters Dead
POSTED: Sunday, January 25, 2009 - 5:53pm
UPDATED: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 12:45am
KILGORE - A firefighter training exercise in kilgore turned tragic for members of the Kilgore Fire Department on Sunday.
Kilgore Police tell KETK that at least four firefighters fell off the roof of Stark Hall and were rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
By Sunday evening, 45-year-old Kyle Perkins of Kilgore and 28-year-old Cory Galloway of Grand Saline had died from their injuries.
It happened about 2:30 on the campus of Kilgore College.
Police tell KETK that 2 others suffered minor injuries and were treated and released at the hospital.