Firefighter Injured In Factory Fire Out Of The Hospital

A Clark County firefighter is now recovering at home from injuries he sustained while battling a fire. Captain Robert McChord was released from the hospital Monday afternoon. He was treated for smoke inhalation.

Captain McChord was one of several firefighters battling a fire Sunday at Rockwell International, which is a factory on Rockwell Road. Firefighters spent about 30 minutes putting it out. They say the fire started when a worker left a small fire unattended that quickly spread out of control.

Most of the materials that burned were plastic, which created the large amount of smoke.


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  • by blah blah blah Location: eastern ky on Apr 28, 2008 at 09:30 AM
    I wish this person well and hope they get better soon And thinks for doing a job that often over looked to we need you keep up the good work our PRAYERS are with you
  • by Heather Location: KY on Apr 28, 2008 at 06:24 AM
    I hope the firefighter recovers soon. All of us should stop to thank each one of the men and women who step onto a fire truck each day to respond to a call - they are heros!

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