DETROIT (WWJ) – A firefighter was taken to the hospital after falling through the floor of a burning home on Detroit’s west side.
Fire officials say the fire broke out around 3 a.m. Friday at a home on Rutherford Street, near West Chicago Street and Greenfield Road.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: From Mackinac to Motor Bella, Major Events Return
Dispatchers say the firefighter was trying to douse the flames when the floor collapsed beneath him. It wasn’t immediately clear how far the firefighter fell or how seriously he was injured.READ MORE: Rolling Stone Magazine Named ‘Respect’ #1 Song Of All Time
The firefighter, whose name wasn’t released, was transported to a local hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?
Officials say the cause of the fire remains under investigation.