Salon raises money for firefighter who may lose arm

Salon raises money for firefighter who may lose arm

A Lee County salon is raising money for a woman who was injured in an ATV accident.

Amanda Holton works for the Ocilla and Albany Fire Departments. Workers at Blonde Inc. gave out free haircuts for a donation today. All the proceeds will help Holton with medical expenses. On January 11th, Holton injured her left arm in a four-wheeler accident. She broke her shoulder, collar bone, and severed four arteries, and may lose her arm.

"Whenever the injury happened, they actually wanted to go ahead and take the arm off they wanted to go ahead and amputate it because they didn't have a pulse for up to 3 or 4 hours when I got to surgery, and I didn't have one for about 8 hours total," said Holton.

Holton is currently seeing doctors in Macon. She says she still plans on being a firefighter if she loses her arm. You can make donations to Blonde INC., the Ocilla Fire Department, Albany Fire Department or contact Amanda Holton at 229-425-1087.

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