Firefighter experiences 'medical emergency' during Charleston 9/11 Silent Walk, transported to area hospital

Source: Harry Sosa
Source: Harry Sosa
Published: Oct. 1, 2017 at 10:24 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2017 at 12:37 PM EDT
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MOUNT PLESANT, SC (WCSC) - A firefighter experienced a 'medical emergency' during the Charleston 9/11 Silent Walk, according to Tian Griffieth, the event's Executive Director.

At approximately 10:18 a.m. during the 4th annual 9/11 Silent Walk, Couchton Fire Department Asst. Fire Greg Bailey went into cardiac arrest

"Immediate treatment was provided by our medical teams and [the] participant was transported to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition. We ask that you keep them and their family in your prayers," Griffieth said in a press release.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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