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4 firefighters suffer non-life threatening injuries at fire

February 15, 2018

DE SOTO, Mo. (AP) — Four firefighters are recovering from non-life threatening injuries suffered while battling a brush fire near the eastern Missouri town of De Soto.

KTVI-TV reports that the fire was reported Thursday afternoon. About 15 acres burned, along with five sheds and a barn. One residence sustained an undisclosed amount of damage.

Authorities say one firefighter was treated for a burn, but no other information was immediately available. Another had debris in his eyes, another had a shoulder injury, and the fourth suffered an undisclosed injury.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


Information from: KTVI-TV, http://www.fox2now.com/

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