Two Firefighters Killed in Training Accident at Kilgore College

Posted By Dana Hughey bio - email

Two Kilgore firefighters were killed this afternoon during a training exercise on the campus of Kilgore College.

Kilgore Police say they were working with the truck and ladder on an Eight- story dormitory building when they fell. It happened just across from the Student Center. Both men were taken to Good Shepherd Hospital where they died. Two other firefighters were also injured in the accident, but they were treated and released from the hospital.

The firefighters killed were identified as 45- year old Kyle Perkins of Kilgore and a 26-year old Cory Galloway of Grand Saline.

We will have more on this breaking story at 10 on East Texas News Weekend.