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Texas firefighter injured after fall from ladder

The firefighter fell eight feet from the ladder and injured his shoulder; he is in stable condition


The Dallas Morning News

FRISCO, Texas — A Frisco firefighter was injured Monday night while fighting a two alarm house fire.

Firefighters were dispatched to the 1300 block of Bowie Lane about 6 p.m. When they arrived they found fire showing through the attic of the two-story house.

At some point, a firefighter fell about eight feet from a ladder injuring his shoulder. He was transported to Texas Health Presbyterian of Plano and is in stable condition.

No other injuries were reported.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire by 8:25 p.m. The cause is under investigation.

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