Elkhart firefighter injured during blaze

By: Newscenter 16 Email
By: Newscenter 16 Email

An Elkhart firefighter was injured after arriving to put out a blaze at a home on Saturday.

The incident occurred at 1215 E. Bristol St. when fire crews arrived and made an entry into the home’s basement.

The firefighter sustained a back injury while trying to ventilate the roof of the structure. He slipped and fell from the roof.

The unidentified firefighter was transported to Elkhart General Hospital where he is being treated for his injury.

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