Mike Wilbur

2 GA FIREFIGHTERS INJURED IN CRASH

Two Walton County firefighters were hurt in a crash during a medical call on Friday.

Walton County Fire Rescue Engine 12 was involved in a rollover crash at 8:25 a.m. on Hawkins Academy Road, Battalion Chief Craig League said.

Walton EMS transported the two firefighters to Piedmont Walton Hospital in Monroe with moderate injuries.

Driver/Engineer Artis Johnson and Firefighter Michael Murray were treated and released.

Engine 12 is based out of the new fire station at Hard Labor Creek. League said a reserve engine is being placed in serve at Hard Labor Creek for the time being.

Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash.

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