Ky. FF injured in fall down stairs at house fire

The Lexington firefighter fell about 6 feet and was taken to the hospital to be checked for broken ribs

Beth Musgrave
Lexington Herald-Leader

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A Lexington firefighter was taken to the hospital after falling down stairs while battling an early-Monday morning fire.

WKYT reported Monday the fire at a home in the 100 block of West Maxwell Street started around 4:30 a.m. Firefighters were able to contain the fire quickly.

The firefighter was going to the second floor of the brick bungalow when he fell about six feet down the stairs. WKYT, the Lexington Herald-Leader's reporting partner, reported the firefighter was taken to the hospital and was checked for broken ribs and bruising.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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