02/23/11 69 W, 1 I - + 3 - 6 Burke County Fire Apparatus Accident


This Morganton News Herald article reports on Tuesday's apparatus accident in Burke County, when a West End Fire Department unit overturned on Dysartsville Road while responding to a reported structure fire about 2:30 p.m. Firefighter Donald Hughes was injured, suffering leg fractures and broken ribs. He was transported to Grace Hospital, and airlifted to Charlotte. The 2000 International fire engine was totaled.
 


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