The inescapably viral “ice bucket challenge” for ALS research took a turn for the tragic on Thursday in Kentucky, where four firefighters were injured — two of them seriously — when the ladder they were using to douse students for the challenge got too close to a power line.

Now, officials are investigating whether the power lines were in compliance with the latest regulations that require them to be high up and away from other structures, including trees and buildings, according to WTVQ.
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