Three Iowa Firefighters Hurt at Equitable Building Fire

Three firefighters were hurt fighting a fire inside the 19-story Equitable Building in downtown Des Moines early Saturday, reports KCCI News 8 (

The fire broke out about 1 a.m. with reports of parts of the Equitable Building and the Skywalk connecting the building to the Hub Tower filling with smoke.

Fire officials have confirmed that three firefighters were injured and transported by ambulance for injuries like smoke inhalation and heat exhaustion. Their names and conditions are not yet available.


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