Marion County Fire Rescue (MCFR) Rescue 20 C-Shift made a rescue of an elderly man this early this morning. Thanks Scott Chappell, Lieutenant Marion County Fire Rescue for the photos. See article below…
“The flames are coming from the back of the house,” said Radic.
During the 9-1-1 call Radic said his wife and their dog managed to get out of the house, but he was still inside the home while on the phone with the 9-1-1 dispatcher.
“Where are you at inside the house,” asked the dispatcher. “Right now I am in the bedroom trying to get dressed,” said Radic. “Don’t worry about getting dressed. I need you to get out of the house,” said the dispatcher.
But Radic stayed trapped inside, while flames ripped through the home. When Marion County fire fighters arrived, they immediately searched for Radic.
“They found the 75- year -old man unconscious. They removed him from the home. They were able to rescue him and immediately started treated and transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center,” said Jessica Greene who is the Marion County Fire Rescue Public Information Officer….
Full story with video http://www.wcjb.com/local-news/2013/11/elderly-man-badly-burned-fire