Captain Chad Pierce, Hardin County ESD #5, was injured at an early morning fire while supporting a mutual aid request from Jefferson County ESD # 3. Chad received burns and was flown to Herman Memorial Hospital in Houston for treatment. His condition is good and expected to make a complete recovery. Chad is an 11 year veteran of HCESD # 5. although his prognosis is good, Chad will have a lengthy recovery, and numerous medical expense while recuperating, and being off work. All donations will be directly to benefit Chad and his medical expenses. Please keep Chad and his family in your prayers.