KY firefighter suffers burns to 90% of body

2:05 PM, Aug 31, 2013   |    comments
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(WBIR-McCreary, KY) A McCreary County firefighter was listed in critical condition Saturday afternoon after receiving burns to 90% of his body.

Around 10:30 Friday evening, Lt. Arlie Hill and Lt. Adam Stephen, with the McCreary County Fire Protection District, noticed a fire in their neighborhood.

Fire officials said a flash trapped Hill in the living room of the home while he was looking for potential victims.

Stephens was able to rescue Hill, who was flown to the University of Kentucky Medical Center and then airlifted to the University of Cincinnati.

Stephens received burns to his face and arms.

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