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Deputy expected to make full recovery

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 1:27 AM
Last updated 1:31 AM
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The Burke County sheriff’s deputy wounded during a Friday afternoon blaze near Sardis is expected to make a full recovery.

Deputy Jay Hollingsworth, who was injured after a weapon stored inside a burning building discharged, has been taken off of a ventilator, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.

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rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 09/08/13 - 08:41 am
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God bless
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him.

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 09/08/13 - 01:55 pm
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Deputy improving

Good to know - thanks for the follow up AC - many a time one wonders what happened to an officer that was hurt. Best wishes to Deputy Jay Hollingsworth and God bless you.

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rebellious 09/09/13 - 12:07 am
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Good Guy

and I am praying for his full recovery. A strange freak accident, to say the least. I tell these guys all the time that they are running towards something I am usually running from. Brave and Courageous souls are our Law Enforcement and Firefighters.

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