Washington Firefighter Injured Battling Roof Fire

A firefighter has been injured while battling a house fire in Federal Way Saturday afternoon, reports komonews.com.

The fire broke out in the roof of a home in the 900 block of SW 346th just before 4 p.m., according to officials with South King Fire & Rescue.

No one inside the home was hurt, but one firefighter was hurt when he was struck by sheet rock that fell from the ceiling. He’s being taken to a local hospital to be checked out.

There is no word yet what started the fire, but officials said initial reports are it began on the cedar shake roof.

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