South Shore firefighter injured while battling house fire

Legal news for Wisconsin personal injury attorneys. A firefighter was hit in the head while fighting a fire.

Wisconsin personal injury attorneys alert- A South Shore firefighter was injured while fighting a house fire.

Franksville, WI—A Monday morning, February 1, 2010 house fire injured a South Shore firefighter while he was trying to extinguish the blaze. The brave firefighter was battling the house fire at 3636 Linndale Driver around 12:10 a.m. in Caledonia when he was injured, as reported by the JournalTimes.com.

The unidentified South Shore firefighter was reportedly hit in the head by falling drywall as he was battling the house fire. The injured firefighter was rushed by emergency medical services (EMS) teams to Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Hospital, located at 3801 Spring Street, for treatment of his injuries. The fireman was reportedly treated by doctors and nurses and then released. The family who lived in the home was apparently able to escape the fire. The blaze was allegedly kept in the attic and second floor of the house. The fire was finally extinguished around 4:30 a.m., and investigators entered the structure in hopes of determining how the blaze was ignited. At this time there is no official ruling on the cause of the fire. The home was heavily damage and is currently inhabitable. There was about $8,000 of damage done to the home.

Racine and Raymond fire departments also reportedly responded to the emergency calls as well.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Wisconsin personal injury lawyers.

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