1 arrested, firefighter assaulted in Moores Mill

MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A member of the Moores Mill Volunteer Fire and Rescue (MMVFR) was assaulted at the station on Sunday.

According to a spokesperson with MMVFR, several personnel members were at MMVFR Station 1 giving a tour to a prospective member while children and other adults were also nearby. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) says that a local county fire official was administering aid to a patient who was later found to have narcotics.

According to deputies, the patient’s combative behavior led to an arrest.

MMVFR says that they contacted the Huntsville Police Department around 1:11 p.m. MCSO also assisted during the incident.

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According to MMVFR, the crew member who was assaulted is in good health. The type of injury for the member is unknown at this time.

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