Fort Meyers (FL) Firefighters Injured at Overnight Fire

Two Fort Meyers (FL) firefighters were hospitalized after being injured at a fire.

WINK (http://bit.ly/KPO4NA) reports that part of the roof collapsed and fell on firefighters responding to a house fire at 2746 Blake Street off Palm Avenue.

One firefighter suffered a broken clavicle, while the other has a broken hip. Battalion Chief David Tilton said he believed the firefighters' protective gear helped save their lives.

Read more about this fire at http://bit.ly/KPO4NA.

For more on collapse at fire scenes, consider Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Structural Collapse , Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Structural Collapse , Part IIStructural Collapse Under Fire Conditions, and Building Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Structural Collapse .

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