Firefighter Falls Through Roof; Four Injured at Los Angeles Fire

Four firefighters were injured Thursday while battling a structure fire in Los Angeles, California.

The injuries to the firefighters are considered nonlife-threatening, according to a report from the local NBC affiliate (

One firefighters fell through the roof of the fire building while performing ventilation. Three others suffered other injuries while trying to rescue the fallen firefighter.

The firefighters were being treated at a burn center. The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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For more on vertical ventilation, consider Truck Company Functions, Vertical Ventilation and Firefighting: Inside the UL Tests, and Drill of the Week: Vertical Ventilation .


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