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Sheriff Knezovich's daughter injured in firefighting accident

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SWEET WATER COUNTY, Wyo. - Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich's daughter was taken to the hospital on Monday after a firefighting accident in Wyoming. 


Jessica Knezovich is the acting Fire Chief of Sweet Water County in Wyoming. Monday afternoon she was fighting a fire in the Red Desert area. As she was working on a downed tree or log, it unexpectedly flared back up on her. Deputy Mark Gregory told KHQ she suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns to her legs, and her injuries are not life-threatening. 


Due to the remote location of the incident, Jessica was air-lifted to a hospital for evaluation. 

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