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Firefighter Injured While Battling Barn Fire

Posted October 4, 2002 7:49 a.m. EDT

— A Wendell firefighter is hospitalized after being injured while fighting a barn fire near Rolesville Thursday afternoon.

Fire investigators said a fire hose burst, hitting firefighter Chris Liberman in the stomach.

The fire was located east of Roseville on Linda Rea Drive off Pulley Town Road. A garage that housed two trucks, lumber, ammunition, propane and other personal items was destroyed.

Liberman is expected to undergo surgery Friday at Raleigh Community Hospital.