NC fire chief burned in explosion
The fire chief was responding to a fire in some woods when a shed with flammable liquid inside caught fire and exploded
RAEFORD, N.C. — The chief of the Hillcrest Fire Department in Hoke County was seriously burned in an explosion Friday.
Chief Michael Scott sustained burns to his arms and face while fighting a woods fire on Lawrence McCollum Road. This is near the Raeford Municipal Airport, about halfway between Raeford and Fayetteville.
The injuries are not life-threatening, said his wife, Michelle Scott, who also is a firefighter. She was on the scene when Michael Scott was burned.
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