A Waupaca man was injured in an accident involving a firearm Thursday morning. According to the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office, a 26 year old Waupaca man was in the Fremont area duck hunting. He set his gun down, and his dog knocked it over, with the weapon discharging when it hit the ground. The man was struck in the calf by the blast. He was able to get back to his truck, and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, Waupaca area emergency responders and fire department personnel were called to an incident near Stratton Lake Thursday morning. Authorities say a man cutting logs off Dawn Drive in the Town of Dayton had a tree fall on his knees. A med-flight helicopter was called to the scene. The extent of the man’s injuries has not been released.