Update:with correction on rank/departments
Firefighter/EMT Mike Buchanan, 51, was air lifted to MCV (VCU Medical Center) after a single vehicle wreck in Charles City County today. Buchanan is in critical condition with serious life-threatening injuries. The apparatus he was driving was a tanker and he was the lone occupant of the vehicle at the time of the accident. The accident occured this morning around 5am in the 7100 block of Â Old Union Road just off of route 106. Buchanan was responding to a structure fire with other apparatus in the 400 block of Old Union Road.
Mike is a Firefighter/EMT with the Charles City Volunteer Fire/Rescue Department and also volunteers with the Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad.
The tanker is a 1991 model GMC with 3000 gallons of water.
If anyone can confirm what apparatus he was driving I would appreciate it.
Original story: One Charles City County Firefighter is in the ICU at MCV in Richmond following an apparatus rollover.
We will update with further.
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