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Posted at 9:33 AM ET, 08/26/2010

MoCo firefighters injured in roof collapse

By Washington Post editors

Four firefighters were injured Wednesday night when a roof collapsed on their heads while they were cleaning up after a fire in Rockville, WUSA 9 reports.

The fire broke out at 7:25 p.m. in a home undergoing renovations in the 1700 block of Wilmart Street.

The firefighters were taken to a hospital. Montgomery County Fire spokeswoman Beth Anne Nesselt said three of the four firefighters were expected to be treated and released immediately. The fourth firefighter had non life-threatening injuries, but may require more medical attention.

By Washington Post editors  | August 26, 2010; 9:33 AM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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