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Injured soldiers indentified
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The three 3rd Infantry Division soldiers injured  when their M-88A2 Heavy Recovery Vehicle caught fire Wednesday morning have been identified.
Injured were Spc. Nicolas Fitt, PFC Joshua Schmidt, and Spc. Ned Zobuk.  The soldiers are assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team.  
Zobuk was airlifted to Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta for non-life threatening burns.
Fitt and Schmidt were treated for minor injuries at Fort Stewart’s Winn Army Community Hospital and released.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson. The vehicle was traveling on a tank trail inside the post’s training area when it caught fire at 10:30 a.m.  The tank trail crosses Highway 144 near mile marker seven. The crew reported a hissing noise before the fire started.
The M-88A2 Hercules Heavy Recovery Vehicle is a tracked, armored vehicle used for battlefield recovery missions of tanks and is capable of towing, hoisting, and winching.
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