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PA Firefighter Injured After Fall from Roof

A Gordonville (PA) firefighter was injured after falling 20 feet from a roof during a fire on Saturday, according to reports.

CBS 21 reported that firefighters were responding to a structure fire at around 7 p.m. in Leacock Township. The firefighter reportedly was performing vertical ventilation when he fell.

He was transported and treated for a broken femur, and is now recovering, the report said.

Roof operations can pose a variety of hazards to members, among them falling from a height.

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