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Friends, family raising money for injured firefighter

AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - Friends and family of an injured Americus firefighter are raising money to support him. David Byrd was injured in a wreck last Thursday leaving work.

He has since been transported to Macon and is recovering. You can donate money at the People's Bank in Ellaville.

"And Americus fire and emergency services is supporting him as much as we can. He's got a long recovery ahead of him but we'll be helping him any way we can," said Fire Chief Allen Erkhart.

Byrd is also taking classes at Darton to become a paramedic.

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