Detroit Firefighter Injured In Fall
Detroit’s East Side: A Detroit firefighter was injured early Friday morning in a fall while battling a vacant house fire on Bringard & Redmond, Detroit’s east side.
Detroit Fire’s 9th Battalion was called to the address at 3:24am on reports of a dwelling fire. There, firefighters found a story and a half vacant dwelling on fire.
During the fight, the firefighter fell through the stairs leading to the second floor and into the basement of the dwelling. Firefighter’s rushed to his aid, removed him from the basement and DEMS Medic 15 conveyed him to St John’s Hospital on Moross.
Reports indicate the firefighter injured his shoulder and is in good condition. Detroit’s Fire’s Battalion Chief 9 and the Detroit Fire Chaplain responded to St John’s once the fire was extinguished.
9th Battalion Companies On Fire Scene
Engines 50, 58, 60 Ladder Truck 23, Squad 6, Battalion Chief 9 & DEMS Medic 15