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Blue Ridge Vineyard raises $5,000 for injured firefighter

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EAGLE ROCK (WSLS 10) - A volunteer firefighter injured during the June 2016 floods in Alleghany County received a big donation from a benefit concert.

Last weekend, the Blue Ridge Vineyard put on a benefit concert for Alan Wright.

Organizers tell us they raised about $5,000 for the firefighter and his family.

More than 50 volunteers including the Eagle Rock Fire and Rescue Squad came to support Wright who continues his recovery.