Augusta rescuer injured after responding to mobile home fire

Published: Oct. 20, 2021 at 10:11 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Augusta firefighters responded to a mobile home fire in the 100 block of Carmell Way.

During a search of the property, a firefighter suffered injuries to his lower body. He was transported to a hospital and was being evaluated.

It’s believed the firefighter’s injuries are minor in nature.

Firefighters worked quickly to contain the fire, but the home sustained severe damage. It’s believed three people have been displaced.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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