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Firefighter victim of hit-and-run, expected to be okay

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Law enforcement officers are searching for a vehicle that hit a firefighter in New Hanover County Tuesday morning. Law enforcement officers are searching for a vehicle that hit a firefighter in New Hanover County Tuesday morning.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Law enforcement officers are searching for a vehicle that hit a firefighter in New Hanover County Tuesday morning.

According to county spokesperson Charles Smith, the NHC Fire Department was responding to a report of a fire at a vacant home in the 2800 block of North College Road around 10:30 a.m.

A firefighter was clipped by a vehicle when he was stepping off the truck. Smith said the firefighter's injuries do not appear to be serious, but was taken to an area Medac for treatment.

The driver of the vehicle did not stop after hitting the firefighter.

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