A small NSW town is reeling after a firefighter died
following a car crash and his father and twin brother, also
firefighters, were among the first emergency service
personnel on the scene.
Ambrose Crittenden, 23, died in hospital after his car hit a
tree near Jerilderie, in southern NSW, on Sunday.
He was a firefighter at the town's NSW Fire and Rescue
station, alongside his twin Ignatius and father John, who is
the station's deputy captain.
John and Ignatius Crittenden responded to the crash on Sunday
Ambrose died from his injuries in Albury Hospital several
NSW Emergency Services Minister Michael Gallacher says the
Jerilderie fire station crew has been stood down to come to
terms with the death.
"Ambrose's tragic death is a significant and sad loss for the
firefighting family and the wider community," he said in a