Mike Wilbur

NC FIREFIGHTER INJURED IN APPARATUS CRASH

A Conover fire truck collided with a truck from Explosives Supply Company at the intersection of First Street West and 8th Avenue NW in Conover Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighter Chris Hicks was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, according to Conover Fire Chief Mark Hinson.

The firefighters were responding to a call, Hinson said, when the crash occurred.

Conover Police Officer Greg Ream said the truck was making a u-turn when the fire truck collided with it.

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