Summerfield Fire Coming Together For Injured Firefighter

SUMMERFIELD, N.C. -- A Summerfield firefighter is recovering in the hospital after an ATV accident.

It's been nearly three weeks since the accident that critically injured Matt Young.

Now his family, friends, and fellow firefighters are coming together in a big way to help Young, who they say was so willing to help others.

Young's Fire Chief Chris Johnson says Matt is energetic and fun loving part of his department at Summerfield.

Johnson said, "He works hard, he's very smart, very dedicated to the department and also dedicated to his friends."

Young's family tells Chief Johnson that he's making small daily progress.

"Every day there's something a little bit different, a little bit better that we hear from."

Johnson also says it's the family's faith helping them through this difficult time, "They believe he's in God's hands and He's going to help them through this. They want everyone to pray for Matt."


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