Four Sikeston firefighters were injured after a roof collapsed on top of them while battling a house fire, reports KAIT 8 ABC.
They were assisted by the Scott County Rural Fire Department, South Scott County Ambulance District and the Scott County Sheriff’s Department.
Once firefighters arrived at the burning home, flames were found on the roof near the back of the home.
Firefighters went inside and moments later the roof collapsed and injured the four firefighters. They were taken to the hospital for treatment.