Texas Firefighter Stabbed Whereas Stopping Blazes Alongside Interstate

AUSTIN, Texas—A Texas firefighter was stabbed throughout the thigh early Monday morning by an individual accused of starting the a variety of fires firefighters had been inserting out alongside Interstate 35 in Austin, authorities talked about.

Austin Fire Division shift commander Eddie Martinez knowledgeable the Austin American-Statesman that the firefighter’s accidents weren’t life-threatening.

Martinez talked about the individual accused of starting the fires had walked onto the interstate, and as firefighters tried to remove him from the roadway, he turned agitated and stabbed the firefighter.

The fireside division talked about on Twitter that the injured firefighter was dealt with at a hospital and launched and that now “he’s residence and doing okay.”

Fire officers say the suspect was arrested on the scene.

Authorities didn’t immediately say what object the firefighter was stabbed with.

Lanes on Interstate 35 near the incident had been closed for a time nevertheless had reopened by 5:45 a.m.