US News: Firefighter dies, another injured in Pineville Fire

Date Published : May 1st, 2016    Published By : admin

One Firefighter has died and another is injured while tackling a fire at a Shopping Centre at Pineville in the US last night.

The alarm was raised at around 9pm local time to a fire at Countryside Shopping Centre, off Pineville-Matthews Road.

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Charlotte Fire Brigade and Mecklenburg County Fire Service responded.

Charlotte Fire Chief Jon Hannon said a mayday call sounded while firefighters were fighting the blaze. Two firefighters were removed from the blaze and taken to Carolinas Medical Centre.

One Pineville firefighter died at the scene while another sustained non-life threatening injuries.

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