An Arkansas firefighter was killed early Sunday while responding to his station for a fire call.

After the Pottsville Volunteer Fire Department got a call for a trailer house fire at about 3 a.m., Firefighter Brian Richter lost control of his vehicle en-route to the station.

"His vehicle overturned one and a half times and he was killed in the accident," said Chief Steve Hemmer.

Hemmer and another firefighter went to the accident scene while others tended to the trailer fire. They found the driver dead on arrival, but didn