ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. — A Robeson County firefighter is recovering after a tree smashed into his truck while he was on his way to work Thursday.
Northwood's Fire & Rescue said the firefighter was driving to another station to help with Hurricane Dorian response efforts when the tree hit the truck, and left him trapped inside.
Once he was freed from the vehicle, he was transported to a hospital in Lumberton. Officials say the firefighter is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Northwood's Fire & Rescue asked everyone to please keep the firefighter in their thoughts and prayers.
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