DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Authorities say two firefighters were in stable condition after being injured while working to put out a barn fire in Livingston County.
The blaze broke out Monday afternoon on Oak Grove Road in Howell Township, about 45 miles northwest of Detroit.READ MORE: Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge Reopens Ahead Of Schedule Following Repairs
No one was inside the barn at the time of the fire. Authorities say one firefighter fell from a ladder onto another firefighter, injuring them both.
At least one of the two firefighters was taken by University of Michigan’s survival flight helicopter to the hospital. One had back and rib injuries and the other had a leg injury, but they’re expected to recover.
The fire remains under investigation.READ MORE: Here's A List Of Weekend Construction In Metro Detroit
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