Firefighter passes out while battling fire

A Darlington County Fire District firefighter is in stable condition after he passed out while fighting a grass fire on Green Street Road, Wednesday morning around 11:30, according to Darlington County Fire District Chief Kenny Stratton.

Other firefighters on scene administered CPR and us

ed an

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to help him regain consciousness.

He remains in the hospital where he continues to be evaluated.

The fire is under control and the cause of it is under investigation.