==WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA CHIEF DIES FROM COVID
A Jackson County community is mourning the loss of its long-time fire chief. Darrell Woodard, 66, ran the Savannah Volunteer Fire Department for many years. He died on Tuesday, Dec. 29, after a battle with COVID-19.
“I wrapped my legs around his chest, I grabbed his shoulders, and we jumped off,” she said. “We hit the first-floor shed, then down onto the ground.” O’Hearn was treated at Massachusetts General Hospital for injuries to her head, ankle and hand. Another firefighter suffered burns.