2 Fort Wainwright Soldiers seriously injured in tent fire

Two Fort Wainwright Soldiers were seriously injured during training this morning at the Yukon Training Area.

According to a release, the soldiers were assigned to the Stryker Brigade Combat Team however; their names have yet to be released.

The incident reportedly occurred during a tent fire in the early morning hours today at the training area near Eielson when a tent housing 3 soldiers caught fire.

The 2 injured soldiers were taken to Seattle for additional treatment and are listed in ‘stable’ condition.