Family rescued, firefighter injured in Sumner house fire

Family rescued, firefighter injured in Sumner house fire
According to Worth County Fire Chief Tim Hayes, the fire happened around 6 a.m. (Source: Worth Co. Fire Department)
According to Worth County Fire Chief Tim Hayes, the fire happened around 6 a.m. (Source: Worth Co. Fire Department)
Twenty firefighters responded to contain the fire. (Source: Worth County Fire Department)
Twenty firefighters responded to contain the fire. (Source: Worth County Fire Department)

SUMNER, GA (WALB) - A Worth County firefighter was hurt and two people rescued in Sumner during a house fire on Saturday.

According to Worth County Fire Chief Tim Hayes, the fire happened around 6 a.m.

Firefighters saved two elderly people from the home.

Twenty firefighters responded to contain the fire.

No other structures were damaged.

One firefighter had minor injuries, but was treated and released.

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