Fire officials say a blaze that injured two firefighters did more than $1 million in damage to a New Jersey home.
The Press of Atlantic City reports that the fire at the three-story Ventnor Heights home was reported shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday.
Fire chief Michael Cahill says one firefighter had a ceiling collapse on his head and another injured his leg while maneuvering a hose line. Both were treated at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center and released.
Cahill said the blaze was difficult to fight as there were “hidden bodies of fire” within the 5,000- to 6,000-square-foot residence, which was burning in five or six different places. Cahill said it was “burned out pretty extensively in several areas.”
Was this article valuable?
Here are more articles you may enjoy.