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Head injury sends firefighter to Erlanger by Lifeforce

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BRADLEY COUNTY (WRCB)-- A serious head injury sends a Bradley County firefighter to the hospital Saturday morning.

County EMS Spokesman Stan Clark says the incident happened around 10:00 a.m. during a testing procedure.

Clark says the 18-year-old man was hit on the head by a link that came apart on a fire hose.

He says the unidentified firefighter was wearing his protective gear, but was flown to a level one trauma center at Erlanger via Lifeforce.

He is currently listed in stable condition.

Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates on this developing story.

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