Vienna Man Dies After Farm Accident | Environment
Vienna volunteer firefighter Lee Harris Jr. died Saturday after a farm accident sent him to the burn center in Augusta last week.
“He was a good firefighter. He was a farmer, he loved livestock and getting children involved in livestock, and he loved his family very much," Assistant Chief Kenny Calhoun of the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department says.
"He leaves behind a father, mother, wife and 2 children, a son and daughter.“
His funeral will be on Tuesday, June 26 at 11 a.m. at Vienna First Baptist Church. (See Lee Harris Jr.'s full obituary here)
Lee Harris, Jr. was working on a piece of farm equipment Monday afternoon when he got sprayed with fuel and it ignited.
He was immediately rushed to the Medical Center of Central Georgia and then transported to the burn center in Augusta.
Assistant Fire Chief Kenny Calhoun says the accident was not related to work with the fire department.