DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A firefighter was critically injured Saturday morning when he fell from an aerial ladder during a training exercise in downtown, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
The incident occurred about 9:43 a.m. in the 300 block of Main Street, said Amy Bastman, a spokeswoman for the department.
The injured firefighter was treated by his colleagues at the scene and transported to a nearby trauma center, Bastman said. His name was not immediately released.
Asked what might have caused the fall, LAFD Captain Branden Silverman said: "We're not sure at this time. An ongoing review and investigation is happening right now, and we'll have more information as that investigation continues."
Firefighter critically injured in fall from aerial ladder in downtown LA, officials say