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North Georgia firefighter passes out while battling house fire

By Bill Carson

A North Georgia firefighter was injured while battling a house fire in Catoosa County on Saturday afternoon.

The Catoosa County Fire Department was alerted at 2:45 p.m. to a house fire at 474 McDonald Road just off of Highway 41 near Summit Hill. Catoosa Engine 13 was the first company on the scene and was told by a neighbor that several children may still be inside. Firefighters immediately started a search for the children while engaging in a primary interior attack effort.

Within minutes, Deputy Chief Jim White arrived on the scene. Chief White called for additional tankers due to the lack of a fire hydrant nearby and then assisted with the search.

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