NC firefighter injured when tree hits vehicle

A North Carolina firefighter was responding to a Hurricane Dorian emergency call when a tree fell and hit his car


By The Robesonian, Lumberton, N.C.

LUMBERTON, N.C. — A firefighter was injured Thursday night when responding to a call during Hurricane Dorian, but his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

According to a Facebook post on the Northwoods Fire & Rescue page, the firefighter, who was not identified by name, was reporting to the Tolarsville station when a tree struck his personal vehicle, trapping him inside. Northwoods sent help, arrived at the scene, and extricated him and provided emergency care.

The firefighter was taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center for treatment. (Photo/Northwoods Fire & Rescue)
The firefighter was taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center for treatment. (Photo/Northwoods Fire & Rescue)

He was taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The post said: “We wish to thank Lumberton Rescue & EMS, Inc. and Robeson County EMS for their assistance on this incident.”

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©2019 The Robesonian (Lumberton, N.C.)

 

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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