Naperville firefighter hurt after floor collapses in burning home

SHARE Naperville firefighter hurt after floor collapses in burning home

A Naperville firefighter was injured after the first floor of a burning home he was inside collapsed, causing him to fall to the basement.

Firefighters responded to the blaze about 10 a.m. Sunday in the 7S600 block of Olesen, according to a statement from the Naperville Fire Department.

Fire crews entered the wood frame home through the front door to begin an interior attack and search for occupants. About 20 minutes later, a firefighter fell through the main floor and into the basement of the home.

Rescue crews rushed to remove him and he was taken to Edward hospital in Naperville, where he was treated for minor injuries and released.

The blaze was struck out at 11:35 a.m. and no one else was injured, fire officials said.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

The Latest
Two men were fatally shot Friday in their vehicles in separate shootings about three miles apart on the South Side.
The league’s collective-bargaining agreement with the players, signed in 2020 and effective through the 2027 season, doesn’t include charter flights
The man, 38, was driving in the 500 block of West 95th Street when someone fired a gun from the sidewalk.
The man, 62, was in a stopped vehicle about 11:09 p.m. in the 800 block of West 71st Street when he was shot in the head.
He was found at 5:17 a.m. Saturday in the 3900 block of West Fillmore Street with a gunshot wound to the chest.