Mayday: 4 Baltimore FFs rescued after floor collapse
While battling a Baltimore rowhome fire, four firefighters were plunged into the basement after the main floor collapsed
By Rachel Engel
BALTIMORE — Officials say all firefighters are accounted for after a mayday call at a rowhome fire in northeast Baltimore.
Baltimore City Fire Department crews were attempting an interior fire attack when the main floor of the vacant home collapsed, plunging four firefighters into the basement, Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 shared in a tweet.
All four members were pulled from the home, and appear to be OK, WBAL reported.
The cause of the fire is unknown.
Dwelling fire, Box Alarm T5-1, 1700 Cliftview Ave. 2 story vacant dwelling. *Mayday* declared, 4 members fell into basement after 1st floor gave way. All have been removed and appear to be ok. pic.twitter.com/5kf4afLz4c— Baltimore Firefighters IAFF Local 734 (@BCFDL734) February 5, 2020