Arlie Hill injured in Whitley fire & transported to Cincinnati - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Southern Kentucky firefighter rushed to Cincinnati hospital


A firefighter from southern Kentucky was rushed to a Cincinnati hospital after suffering from serious burns in a house fire on Friday evening.

The Whitley City Fire Department says that two lieutenants, Arlie Hill and Adam Stephens, observed a burning home in their neighborhood and responded to the home to search for possible victims around 10:30 p.m. on August 30.

Inside the home, Hill became trapped from a flash in the living room. Stephens aided Hill to safely.

Fire officials say that Hill suffered burns that covered 90 percent of his body and is in critical condition.

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