Marion County firefighter injured in structure fire

Colin Reedy died at the scene. Emily Gindele was in critical but stable condition.

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — A Marion County firefighter was injured while fighting a structure fire on Wednesday evening.

Firefighters said the firefighter was taken to a local trauma hospital.


Firefighters said the injury happened while units responded to a structure fire near 18000 S.E. 20th Place in Silver Springs.

Firefighters said crews arrived on the scene within 5 minutes and found heavy smoke coming from the structure.

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Marion County Fire Rescue said it will provide updates as more information is known.

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Sarah Wilson

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Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.