Pa. firefighter killed after porch roof collapses at house fire
Mount Holly Springs Citizens Fire Company Firefighter Jerome Guise, 34, was killed in the blaze early Monday morning
Duty Death: Jerome Guise - [Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania]
End of Service: 03/09/2020
By Laura French
Updated March 9, 2020 at 10:49 a.m. ET
The Pennsylvania firefighter who was killed in a house fire Monday morning has been identified. Mount Holly Springs Citizens Fire Company Firefighter Jerome Guise, 34, was killed when the front porch of the home collapsed, according to PennLive.
The flag at Citizens Fire Company was lowered to half staff following Guise's death.
Guise was a father of three, according to WGAL.
MONROE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A Pennsylvania firefighter was killed while fighting a house fire after a porch roof collapsed early Monday morning.
The firefighter from Citizens Fire Company in Mount Holly Springs has not yet been publicly identified, according to PennLive. A woman who was inside the home also died after becoming trapped and another resident was severely injured.
The fire broke out at about 1 a.m. Monday morning and firefighters were still battling the blaze as of 7:30 a.m.
This is a developing story and will be updated with new information.
UPDATE: The firefighter who died was from the Citizens Fire Company in Mt. Holly Springs. A porch roof collapsed on top of him. The body of the woman who lived there was recovered from the 2nd floor. Her husband is at a burn hospital and his injuries are listed as severe. @WGAL pic.twitter.com/At5Nlj1F8F— Shannon Murphy (@ShannonWGAL) March 9, 2020