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Local firefighters among injured after Las Vegas mass shooting

Posted at 4:42 PM, Oct 03, 2017

Local firefighters spoke today about the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.

Mutliple off-duty firefighters were at the country music festival on Sunday night when the shooting began.

12 firefighters were injured, including 2 who were performing CPR when they were injured.

One of those was a firefighter with the city of Henderson. He was there will his girlfriend and brothers, who's a UNLV hockey coach.

Anthony Robone talked about how he saw a lot of selflessness during the incident. He described how people with minor injuries insisted on helping others.

Another firefighter talked about how it was the adrenaline that kept the firefighters who were in attendance going at the time. However, those firefighters may be feeling differently now and may have to deal with post traumatic stress. Because of that, the fire department says it will be offering counseling in the future.