Firefighter escapes injury after falling through floor

The Lansing Fire Department firefighter was helping battle an apartment fire when the second-story floor collapsed


By FireRescue1 Staff

LANSING, Mich. — A firefighter fell through a second-story floor of a burning apartment while battling a blaze.

WLNS reported that the Lansing Fire Department crew was working to contain the fire to one apartment when the floor collapsed and a firefighter fell through, according to a fire captain.

The captain said the firefighter was unharmed in the fall but was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The crew was able to contain the fire and the Red Cross is assisting the eight residents who were displaced.

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