Firefighters Injured Rescuing Grandparents in Massachusetts Fire

Two Somerville firefighters are hurt while rescuing two grandparents from their burning house.
(CBS Boston, YouTube)

Two hurt in Somerville house fire

FirefighterNation Staff

SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts – CBS Boston reports that two Somerville firefighters were hurt while rescuing two grandparents from a house fire on Wednesday morning.

Somerville Fire Chief Charles Breen said the fire started in the basement of the home.

“Upon arrival we had heavy fire conditions in the basement spreading up the rear stairway. Two older occupants trapped on the second floor in the rear, they were rescued over ladders,” Chief Breen told said.

The firefighters were taken to Massachusetts General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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