Two Firefighters Fall Through Floor at Fatal Albuquerque (NM) Fire

Albuquerque Fire Rescue

Two firefighters fell through the floor at a fire Friday that left one person dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

KRQE reported that Albuquerque Fire-Rescue crews responded at around 4:37 a.m. to a fire in a two-story home near Academy and Lowell St. During search operations, firefighters pulled a deceased victim from the fire.

During the search, two firefighters fell through the second floor of the home because of a collapse. Both members were able to escape the structure, with one transported with minor injuries, the report said.

The fire in under investigation.

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