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Arrangements for AFD Capt. Jeff Bowen announced

ASHEVILLE, NC – Memorial services for Captain Jeff Bowen have been set for next week. The Memorial Service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Biltmore Baptist Church located at 35 Clayton Road, Arden.

Firefighter Jay Bettencourt, injured yesterday and transported to the Augusta, Georgia Medical Center for treatment, is in the process of being discharged and returning to Asheville. He is reportedly feeling well.

Two AFD firefighters remain hospitalized at Mission Hospital.  Both are in stable condition and are awaiting discharge.
The investigation continues as to the cause of the fire.  Updates will be provided to the media when new information becomes available.


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