North Carolina Firefighters Fall Through Floor in House Fire

Rapid intervention in Burlington house fire

FirefighterNation Staff

BURLINGTON, North Carolina — A Burlington firefighter was injured while fighting a house fire Friday morning according to FOX8.

Firefighters responded to a house fire at 2604 Amherst Court at approximately 3:35 a.m.

FOX8 reported that firefighters arrived within three minutes and found the house fully involved.

Firefighters were able to make entry and begin a search for a person believed to be inside.

Two firefighters fell through the floor and into the basement.  Additional firefighters went in and removed the two in the basement.

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The injured firefighter was taken to a hospital by Alamance County EMS with non-life-threatening injuries.

He is expected to be released later today.

The occupant that was believed to be inside was found safe, outside.

There was no word on the cause of the fire.

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