Two firefighters were trying to put off the fire from the house in east Fort Worth early Wednesday morning.
One of them got hurt when he entered the home on Milam Street near East Loop 820 and Rosedale Street. He suffered burns to the lower part of his body and was rushed to the hospital.
other one was in the attic when it collapsed and trapped him.
least common mayday call went out.
Worth Fire Department spokesman Mike Drivdahl said, “We had a portion of the
roof collapse that pinned a firefighter in the attic”. “When his officer
realized what has going on, he immediately called that mayday. And that alerts
the commanding officer of what’s going on. He’s able to bring in resources to
come in and help get that firefighter that is trapped, that is stuck and
disoriented out of the structure.”
added Firefighters go through extensive training to make mayday calls as smooth
second firefighter had only minor injuries and was given treatment at the
are now trying to find out the cause of the house fire.
house was completely vacant.