The firefighter and a CAL FIRE engine were struck by a civilian motorist on Skunk Ranch Road. The CAL FIRE firefighter was transported by helicopter to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto for treatment. He is currently undergoing surgery for his injuries.
The civilian motorist declined treatment at the scene.
The CAL FIRE engine sustained moderate damage.
An investigation into the accident and subsequent injury is being conducted by the California Highway Patrol.
CAL FIRE has activated a serious accident review team as part of standard departmental procedures for injuries and vehicle damage of this nature.
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