Firefighter injured while battling structure fire in southeast Fresno

Local News
February 07 2021 03:30 pm

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling a structure fire in southeast Fresno Sunday.

At 3:15 a.m. fire crews responded to the area of Fifth Street and Woodward Ave for a structure fire.

When fire crews arrived they located a vacant structure fire, caused by homeless activity, according to fire officials.

While fire crews were battling the fire a firefighter suffered minor injuries after a wall from the building collapsed.

The firefighter was transported to Community Regional Medical Center and was released later that morning.

Fire officials say since Jan. 1 they’ve had 204 fires in the city, 102 of them were homeless related.

No other injuries were reported.

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