A Wisconsin firefighter was shot after heat from a burning building discharges loaded firearm inside, the fire department says

A Wisconsin firefighter is in critical condition Tuesday after a loaded firearm inside a burning building discharged and struck him, 据消防部门.

Justin Frederickson, 一个 firefighter with the Cornell Area Fire Department, was operating on a hose line outside of a fire in the Township of Willard last week when a loaded firearm inside the burning building suddenly discharged. The bullet traveled through the wall of the building and hit him in the abdomen, Fire Chief Dennis Klass 在新闻稿中说.
The loaded firearm discharged due to heat conditions caused by the fire, not by the intentional actions of a person,” Klass said.
Frederickson was transported to a nearby hospital, then airlifted to Mayo Hospital in Eau Claire, 根据发布. He underwent two surgeries and has third scheduled.
    As of Thursday, Frederickson is still listed in critical condition, Cornell Area Fire Department assistant chief Matt Boulding told CNN.
    Please keep Justin’s fiancée, 他的家庭, and the Cornell and Sheldon Fire Department’s in your prayers,” Klass said.