A firefighter was injured Friday afternoon as Peach County and Byron fire crews battled a blaze at a Byron residence.
The firefighter was struck by an object in the home while fighting the fire, said Kemberly Rump, a Peach County E911 supervisor.
The firefighter was taken to The Medical Center of Central Georgia for care.
The E911 center received a call just after 1 p.m. about a house fire at 1141 Chapman Road.
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“The house is pretty much burned down,” Rump said based on reports she heard at the call center from the scene. “I’ve been hearing bits and pieces. It was a full brick house.”
Rump said she believed no one was in the house at the time of the fire.