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Rocky Mount firefighter injured on the job

A Rocky Mount firefighter is recovering after receiving serious burns to his left foot and ankle while fighting a fire Saturday, department officials said in a release.

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Rocky Mount firefighter Kerry Dennis burned during fire 1/17/09
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — A Rocky Mount firefighter is recovering after receiving serious burns to his left foot and ankle while fighting a fire Saturday, department officials said in a release.

Kerry Dennis was injured while responding to a mobile-home fire, off N.C. Highway 43 North, around 8 a.m.

Dennis was transported to Nash Health Care Emergency Center and later moved to the Burn Center in Chapel Hill. He was listed in good condition Monday morning.

Dennis has been a Rocky Mount firefighter for a little more than two years.

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