Firefighter seriously injured

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Thanks to Blog from on High for the lead on this story:

Firefighter seriously injured:

A Hillsville volunteer firefighter was seriously injured Monday morning while trying to save a house.

22-year-old Chris Hawks had just gone in the front door of a burning home in Fancy Gap when there was a glow and a flash of flames. Hawks got trapped inside. His best friend and fellow firefighter Scottie Turmin actually pulled him to safety.

Hawks suffered first and second degree burns on about 20 percent of his body. He was transported to a Winston-Salem hospital Monday afternoon. (Read More)

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