Four Firefighters Hurt, Residents Jump from Rochester (NY) Fire

Four firefighters and four residents were injured in a fire at a two-story Rochester (NY) house.

At least three residents were forced to jump from the house’s upper story to escape the flames, according to an Associated Press report on the Wall Street Journal Web site (

Three of the firefighters were injured while operating inside the house and were treated at the scene. A fourth firefighter was taken to a local hospital with minor burns. The roof reportedly later collapsed. It was no clear whether anyone was trapped in the house.

Read more about the incident from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle at

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