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UPDATE:Salisbury Firefighter Airlifted to Baltimore

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SALISBURY, Md. - A Salisbury firefighter struck by an engine from his own company is recovering and expected to be okay according to officials. 

The victim was transported to a trauma center in Baltimore on Sunday after the accident.

Authorities say the man was installing hydrant markers on Bell Creek Drive when one of his colleagues struck with with the fire vehicle. 

Wicomico County Sheriff, Mike Lewis, says his deputies are investigating the case and plan to turn their findings over to the state's attorney general office.

 "We'll submit our final report to the State's Attorney General office and they will make a determination as to whether any charges will be referred. Certainly we could look to do that in a serious motor vehicle incident."

The investigation is expected to last a few weeks.

Mayor Jake Day tells 47 ABC that the firefighter is doing well and is talking to his friends and family.

He's been serving as a cadet firefighter and EMT with the department for about 4 years.

During the accident, he was pulled underneath the fire engine. But thanks to the quick actions of other first-responders he was rescued before he was injured, even more. 

Mayor Day is now asking for prayers for the injured man, but also his family and colleagues. 


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