North Carolina: Firefighter Struck and Seriously Injured at Fire Scene

Pamlico County (Grantsboro-Silverhill VFD-North Carolina) Firefighter Maegan Speciale, 20, was operating at a fire in Beaufort County around 1900 last night (Thursday).

As she was setting up a traffic roadblock on Highway 306 and Bergin Road near Aurora, a woman driving north on the highway during that time, tried to veer out of the way to avoid the fire apparatus. Firefighter Speciale saw the car coming and tried to get out of the road, but she was hit by the car.

Speciale was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville and is in critical condition.

She also is the granddaughter of North Carolina State Rep. Michael Speciale of Craven County.

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