Firefighter injured fighting Monday morning blaze

Feb 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Fire-Rescue

A Rutherford County Fire-Rescue firefighter was injured fighting a fire, Monday morning, Feb. 11, according to a news release from the department.

The firefighter was transported by Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services for care, with non-life-threatening injuries and is stable at this time.

The fire was reported around 4:30 a.m. RCFR responded to a structure fire at a single-story home at on Keystone Road.

Upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames were visible from the structure. Crews were able to successfully extinguish the fire; as there had been a fire the day before at the same location, the power had been turned off and no residents were home at the time.

Both occurrences are currently being investigated.

Volunteers from Almaville VFD, and Kittrell VFD assisted on scene.


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