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Manchester Fireman Hurt During Fire

This picture taken from outside the Batesville grounds during fire inside plant... Photos by Barry West

Around noon today Manchester Fire Department was called out to a possible fire at Batesville Casket Company. According to Fire Chief Charlie Taylor, the fire was inside a paint booth and was somewhat difficult to get to. Taylor did say firemen did a great job extinguishing the blaze.
One Manchester fireman Jimmy Hollandsworth was injured and was taken to Medical Center of Manchester for treatment. Chief Taylor told WMSR that Hollandsworth’s knee was injured but his leg was not broken.
According to reports from Batesville no associates were injured in the Monday fire.