Fire at Batesville Casket Company; Manchester firefighter injured

  • Source: Manchester Times
  • Published: 12/04/2012 01:20 AM

One Manchester firefighter was injured Monday afternoon while helping extinguish a blaze at Batesville Casket Company. Jimmy Hollandsworth, 45, was injured at the scene of the fire when he landed awkwardly after jumping off a loading dock to retrieve equipment. He is an eight-year veteran of the Manchester Fire and Rescue Department. According to Manchester Fire Chief Charlie Taylor, Hollandsworth was doing OK at Medical Center of Manchester Monday afternoon and was undergoing an X-ray on his leg.



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