Authorities say a firefighter was wounded after a gun that was in his pocket accidentally discharged while he was responding to a grass fire in southern Michigan.
Crews from several departments responded Monday afternoon to the fire in woods and fields along I-94 in Calhoun County’s Emmett Township near Battle Creek.
Authorities say a firefighter from the nearby community of Athens was wounded in the groin on Monday night. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of what was described as a non-life threatening injury. Officials say he had a license to carry a concealed weapon. (AP)