KILGORE, Texas – Two firefighters have died after falling from the roof of an eight-story building during training in east Texas.
Kilgore police say 45-year-old Kyle Perkins and 28-year-old Cory Galloway fell from a dormitory building at Kilgore College. Two other firefighters were hurt.
Kilgore College has a fire academy that offers certification for firefighters.
Perkins had been with Kilgore city fire department since July 2004. Galloway joined in January 2008.
Kilgore is about 120 miles east of Dallas.