Fruitland firefighter injured battling house fire

Fruitland firefighter injured battling house fire
Fruitland house fire (Source: KFVS)

FRUITLAND, Mo. (KFVS) - Around 3:28 p.m. on May 28, Fruitland firefighters were called to a home fire on County Road 432.

When crews arrived, 75 percent of the home was ablaze.

According to the Fruitland Area Fire Protection District, one firefighter was burned when a section of the porch collapsed.

The injured firefighter was transported to a local hospital.

Crews from North County, East County, Millersville,, and Jackson Fire Departments, deputies with the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office and personnel from the Cape County Private Ambulance also responded to the fire.

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