Son of HSPA board president injured in fire


HSPA members’ thoughts and prayers are with the family of board president Don Hurd.

His son, Kyle, was seriously injured in a fire Jan. 9 in Lafayette.

Kyle Hurd was taken to a local hospital and then airlifted to Wishard Memorial Hospital’s burn unit in Indianapolis.

Don said in a phone message today that his son is suffering from burns and lung damage and remains in a medically induced coma at Wishard.

A child playing with a lighter reportedly started the fire that injured Hurd, according to the Lafayette Fire Department.