Akron: 2 firefighters injured battling house fire

8:23 PM, Jan 26, 2013   |    comments
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AKRON -- Two firefighters were taken to the hospital after sustaining injuries while battling a house fire early Saturday morning.

Fire crews received a call around 3:55 a.m. for a 2-story house fire on Alfretta Avenue.

While battling the blaze, one firefighter was injured after falling through a hole in the floor. That firefighter was taken to Akron General Medical Center for treatment.

A second firefighter was also injured and taken to the same hospital.

Their conditions are not known at this time.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The house is considered a total loss according to damage estimates.


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