Prosecution releases AFD Firefighter Hoefler. Judge Samour ready to end the proceedings for the day.
@SnowWhite: It is standard procedure, due to the fact that there are no charges related to Ashley Moser's miscarriage.
AFD Firefighter Hoefler: "At that point I was informed they thought the suspect's vehicle was full off explosives." Crews evacuated the area and moved the ladder truck.
AFD Firefighter Hoefler said he saw victims with "injuries incompatible with life," such as brain matter outside of the head.
Sorry we lost the signal there for a minute!
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler said "Firefighters risk a lot to save a lot and we had a lot of lives to save that night so there was no protecting ourselves."
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler said at that point he had "no idea what the situation with the shooter" was.
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler said he was in the theater for about 5 minutes, did a quick triage and counted the patients.
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler said he saw a woman who had been "eviscerated" and a girl who had "her hand blown off."
"What we came across was blood and bodies everywhere. It was like a horror film," AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler said.
Triage means "Save the most savable lives," AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler said.
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler said officers brought out a victim but they had no where to put her.
"The cop, out of frustration said, 'Forget it, I'll take her in the cop car.'"
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler: "As we pulled into the scene [in the ladder truck] we were blocked by police cars... we started going over medians... and ended up in the rear of the theater, next to the suspect's car."
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler: "When we were first dispatched we thought we just had extra patients, maybe a fourth, fifth patient."
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler explains a fire engine carries water and a ladder truck carries tools.
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler said he could hear the panic in the radio chatter from responders. "It let me know we were going to something different."
AFD Firefighter Bernd Hoefler: "A shooting in north Aurora is not out of the norm."
- New Witness
Prosecution calls Aurora Fire Department Firefighter Bernd Hoefler.
Prosecution releases APD Officer Natasha Cabouet.
Jury question: "Did the gas hit you in the face at the main entrance or Theater 9?"
APD Officer Natasha Cabouet said it was the front door of the main entrance.
Jury question: "When did you put your mask on?"
APD Officer Natasha Cabouet: "When I got out of the car I put my gas mask on."
Jurors have questions for APD Officer Natasha Cabouet. Judge Samour is reviewing them now.
@hayes1942: It has got to be nearly impossible to relive all this again.
APD Officer Natasha Cabouet said she helped CSI officers and kept going back to check on Ashley.
APD Officer Natasha Cabouet: "I was pretty much assigned to every victim that came in."
APD Officer Natasha Cabouet said she wanted to go back to the theater with Officer Grizzle but was told she needed to stay at Aurora South and deal with incoming patients.
APD Officer Natasha Cabouet: "By the time we pulled into the hospital [Ashley] stopped talking and lost consciousness. I really thought she died in front of me."