Ben Carlson
Deputy Director of Public Safety John Shuttleworth inspects the damage to a fire truck that struck a tree Wednesday evening on Puckett Road. Six Anderson County firefighters were injured in the wreck, two seriously.
UPDATE: Injured firefighters released from hospital

UPDATED 11:45 A.M. -- All six of the firefighters injured in the wreck last night on Puckett Road have been released from the hospital and are recovering at home, according to interim Anderson County Fire Chief Donald Cox.

Cox said in the moments following the wreck, it was believed that two of the firefighters sustained serious injuries but hospital tests proved negative.

“We’ve spoken to all of them this morning,” Cox said. “They’re stiff and sore from being in the wreck.”