SHELTON, Conn. — A Shelton firefighter was injured when he fell through a hole in a roof while battling a blaze in a house Monday afternoon, according to the Connecticut Post.
The injuries to the unidentified firefighter were not life-threatening but he was taken to an area hospital, the Post said.
The fire broke out at about 3:05 p.m. in a single-family, raised ranch house at 52 Sharon Drive, according to Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Co. 1. Heavy smoke was pouring through the roof when crews arrived from Echo Hose Hook and Ladder Company #1, Pine Rock Park Fire Company #4 and White Hills Fire Company #5.
Crews remained on the scene until about 5 p.m., knocking down hot spots and cleaning up.
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