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Fundraiser being held for injured Spotsy firefighter

A fundraiser for Spotsylvania County firefighter Chris Pitts, who was injured while responding to a house fire this past Friday, will be held at Legends Sports Grille in the Cosner’s Corner shopping center.

The event will be from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, according to a posting on the Spotsylvania Volunteer Fire Department’s website. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of its proceeds to Pitts and his family.

Pitts was injured while responding to a house fire during the severe storm Friday night. He suffered third-degree burns after part of a roof collapsed, trapping him.

He was transferred to VCU Medical Center.

Here’s the announcement on the volunteer department’s website:

On Sunday, July 8′th, a fundraiser is being held to support Firefighter Chris Pitts, who was injured in a structure fire Friday night on Lake Anna. Legends Bar and Grill will donate 10% of proceeds for the entire day to Firefighter Chris Pitts & his family.

Legends Sports Grille

9969 Jefferson Davis HWY (in front of Target in Cosners Corner)

Sunday, July 8. 2010

ALL DAY 11am-11pm

Please keep Firefighter Pitts in your thoughts and prayers.