Firefighting News: Woman Burned in Fire at Georgia Gas Station

Firefighters responded Wednesday to a Clarkesville (GA) gas station where a woman injured in an apparent explosion and fire. Bystanders extinguished the fire, which occurred while the woman was refueling a truck, and the store clerk shut down the fuel pumps, according to a report on ( The victim was airlifted to a hospital in Atlanta, and her condition was not known as of Thursday morning. Clarkesville Fire Chief Jerry Palmer said a male, who also was at the truck when the incident happened, suffered minor injuries and was treated on the scene. Read further details about the incident at

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