Several firefighters hurt when truck overturns in Union County

UNION COUNTY, N.C. — Officials said three firefighters were taken to the hospital after their truck overturned on Wesley Chapel Road in Union County Friday evening.

It happened near the Brook Valley neighborhood. Wesley Chapel Road was shut down for the investigation.

Officials said the firefighters were responding to a lightning strike in the area.

They were released from the hospital Friday night and will be OK.

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