Mayday: Conn. firefighter falls through floor after making distress call
A Rapid Intervention Team removed the Bridgeport firefighter from the burning house, and an EMS crew transported him to a hospital
By Leila Merrill
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Bridgeport firefighter made a mayday call before falling through the second floor of a burning house Tuesday night. Two alarms were sounded to draw additional crews, WTNH reported.
Officials said that the firefighter had been checking for extension in the structure when he fell.
A Rapid Intervention Team removed the firefighter from the first floor, and an EMS crew transported him to a hospital.
Officials have not commented on the extent of the firefighter’s injuries.