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Cru to hold fundraiser for injured firefighter

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webmaster | 05/09/14

Cru Wine Company in Madera will host a fundraiser for a Valley firefighter who is paralyzed after falling from a ladder during a training exercise.

Selma firefighter Chris Nelson lost consciouness and fell from a second story ladder, incuring life-changing injuries from a broken spine and several broken bones.

He is paralyzed from the waist down and rehabilitating in Santa Clara. Funds raised at Cru Wine Company’s dinner event will help with Nelson’s medical costs and family expenses.

The event includes an all-you-can-eat dinner along with dessert, silent auction and live music by Mehrten Drive.


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