HICKMAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department is asking for prayers after a firefighter was injured on the scene of a vehicle fire in Hickman County.
Crews responded to the scene of a tractor-trailer fire in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 just after 8:30 p.m. Monday night to provide mutual aid to Bucksnort Fire Rescue.
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According to the Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department, while working at the scene, a van traveling in a closed lane struck a Tennessee City Volunteer firetruck. The fire department says a captain who was standing at the pump panel was injured in the crash.
The captain was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. The fire department says the captain went into surgery at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning for injuries he sustained in the crash.
No other information was immediately available.
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