Greensboro Fire Captain Thomas Sterling Suddarth To Remain In Hospital For Several Days

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A Greensboro firefighter will likely spend several more days in the hospital after being injured during a fire on South Elm Street, Thursday.


Captain Thomas "Sterling" Suddarth is being treated at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for burns.

The Greensboro Fire Department says he condition continues to improve as anticipated but he still needs more medical care for his injuries. On Wednesday, Captain Suddarth told a fire department representative that he feels much better. He also wanted to thank everyone for keeping him in their thoughts and also for the support.

Captain Suddarth has been with the Greensboro Fire Department for 15 years and has been a Captain for the past 6. He works at Fire Station 11 on South Elm-Eugene Street.

Captain Shane Boswell and Senior Firefighter Mathew Clapp who were also injured in the fire were released from the hospital on Thursday, but they have not returned to work. Senior firefighter Bryan Bachemin has returned to full duty.

READ: Fire On South Elm Street In Greensboro Sends 4 Firefighters To Hospital

READ: Community Comes Together To Sign Cards For Captain Suddarth


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