House Fire Injures Occupant And Firefighter
Posted: 16 May, 2013
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (AP) - A firefighter and a house occupant have been treated for injuries after a fire that gutted the house in South Sioux City.
The fire was reported around noon Wednesday. Fire officials say embers in a grill used the night before rekindled and started a fire on a deck. The flames spread to the home. Fire officials say a man who'd been in the house basement when the fire erupted was taken to a hospital for treatment. He'd been cut when he broke a window while trying to escape. A firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion.