Veteran FDNY Firefighter Dies While on Family Vacation at Biltmore House

Officials from the Biltmore Estate announced that one person died on Friday afternoon when a tree fell onto a car. Officials said the tree fell when a weather event caused the wind to pick up. The tree fell across a road at the entrance to the estate and hit a vehicle there. Three adults and one child inside the car were taken to the hospital for treatment. However, one of the adults later passed away from their injuries. According to officials, Buncombe County EMS and the Asheville Fire Department responded to the scene to help the onsite teams at the Biltmore estate. They added that the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Author: Mike Jackson