Hillcrest fire chief injured in fall from truck

Hillcrest fire chief injured in fall from truck

[Photo: Fire Chief Michael Scott; photo from Facebook]

Catharin Shepard • Editor • Hillcrest Fire Department Fire Chief Michael Scott suffered a head injury Tuesday when he fell from one of the station’s fire trucks, according to the department.

“On Tuesday afternoon, the Fire Chief was assisting with vehicle washing and maintenance when he fell from the fire engine and suffered a head injury. He has since been seen by medical staff, and is being transferred out to a specialty facility. Please keep the Fire Chief in your prayers,” the Hillcrest Fire Department posted on its Facebook page. “Thank you for the support from our partners in and out of county, and the community as a whole.”

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