By FireRescue staff
Published Friday, December 19, 2014
WOODMERE, New York - WABC is reporting that a volunteer firefighter was hospitalized after being injured during an early morning house fire.
According to the report the firefighter fell through a compromised floor while battling a blaze in Woodmere. The fire broke occurred in a reported vacant home on Central Avenue just before 4 a.m.
The injured firefighter was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries and is listed in critical but stable condition.
13 departments responded to the blaze, from surrounding communities.
Two other firefighters suffered minor injuries.
- Long Island.com: 200 Firefighters Put Out Woodmere Blaze
- Long Island Exchange: Fire Reported in Empty Woodmere Home; Several Fire Departments Respond
- Newsday: Inwood firefighter critically injured in Woodmere blaze, officials say
- WABC: Firefighter critical after fall, cardiac arrest while battling Woodmere fire
Woodmere Three-Alarm House Fire
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