Firefighter Dies After Becoming Trapped in Dallas (TX) Condominium Complex

Update 2:45 p.m. ET: The fallen firefighter has been identified as 28-year Dallas (TX) Fire-Rescue veteran Stanley Wilson, 51, according to the Dallas News.

Update 10:10 a.m. ET: The body of the missing firefighter has been recovered.

Update 9:50 a.m. ET: According to a Dallas News report, the missing firefighter radio’d earlier in the incident, shortly before 5:30 a.m., to report that he was trapped and lost at the Hearthwood North Condominiums. He is believed to have become trapped when a floor collapsed. The call for the fire came in at 2:52 a.m., and gusty winds help the fire to spread rapidly. It ultimately went to six-alarms (http://bit.ly/10HU8IH).

A search was on for a firefighter who was missing in a multiple alarm fire at a condominium complex in Dallas, Texas.

At least five residents had to be rescued at the fire, according to a CNN report (http://bit.ly/10IorCV). One was treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.

Read more at http://bit.ly/10IorCV.

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