Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Injured firefighter speaks out about dangers of hoarding

By: Jennifer Parks

TEMPE, AZ - Tempe fire captain Mike Kuehl looks like he suffered a bad sun burn, but the burns on his face could have taken his life.

Kuehl says he was putting on his fire gear in the doorway of a Tempe home Friday when an explosion rocked the house, located near Minton Drive and College Avenue.

"I'd never been shot with a shotgun, but it felt like getting pelted with a bunch of rocks or BBs on the side of your head," he said. "I could tell initially my ear got burned."

Nearly four days later you can still see the burns on his face..." More & video

No comments: