Firefighter falls through floor while responding to fire on Franklin Street


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Monday morning, a firefighter fell through the first floor of a building on Franklin St. between W. Chippewa and W. Huron streets.

When this happened, the firefighter landed in the basement and suffered a knee injury. They were taken to ECMC, where they were treated and released.

The fire began in the basement and caused an estimated $250,000 in damage. It’s not clear how it started, but crews were at the scene around 8 a.m.

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