Legal news for Massachusetts work-related firefighter death attorneys—An injured firefighter was treated by doctors and nurses after collapsing at a house blaze.
Lynn, MA (NewYorkInjuryNews.com) – A 2-alarm house fire, just down the street from Hood Elementary School, caused one firefighter battling the flames to collapse, Tuesday January 5, 2010, according to WHDH-TV.
The firefighter reportedly came running out of the burning inferno filled with black smoke and collapsed to the ground in front of the other firefighters. The firefighter began to bleed from his head after hitting the pavement when he collapsed to the ground in front of the burning home. The house was located at 29 Oakwood Avenue, where Emergency medical services rushed to the scene to treat the injured firefighter.
As soon as medical officials arrived, they gave the firefighter CPR and used a defibrillator. The firefighter was treated at the scene for 15 minutes and was put in the bed of an ambulance, which took him to a local hospital to be treated by doctors and nurses. His condition had not been released as of yet.
The firefighters identity was not disclosed. Firefighters rescued a dog from the house. The two men who had purchased the home were not there at the time of the blaze. The 2-alarm fire completely obliterated the property.