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Henderson house fire injures family, firefighter

Posted December 18, 2011
Updated December 19, 2011

— A family of four and a firefighter were hospitalized Sunday morning after a home caught fire in Henderson, Vance County fire officials said.

A man, woman and two children were all taken to Duke University Hospital, where the man remained in critical condition Sunday night, authorities said. The rest of the family was treated and released.

A firefighter suffered second-degree burns to his face and was taken to the Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. 

The house, at 115 Satterwhite Point Lane, was destroyed. The cause of the blaze has not been determined.


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  • tarheel1968 Dec 19, 2011

    prayers sent up for this family. the firefighter is in great hands at NC Jaycee Burn Center, i know some of them personally, God Bless all!!

  • Rockermom Dec 19, 2011

    God bless our firefighters.

  • mchljam2 Dec 19, 2011

    Prayers for fast recovery for all!!