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Firefighter injured when floor collapses in burning vacant house

ST. LOUIS -  A firefighter was injured while responding to a vacant house fire in the Ferguson neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

According to authorities, the firefighter fell through the floor into the basement.

She suffered a wrist and leg injury, along with some burns and was taken to the hospital.

The fire started around 1:45 a.m. on North Harvey Avenue near Airport Road.

There is no word on what caused the fire.

 

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