4 firefighters suffer non-life threatening injuries at fire

4 months 3 days 4 hours ago Thursday, February 15 2018 Feb 15, 2018 Thursday, February 15, 2018 6:22:11 PM CST February 15, 2018 in News
By: The Associated Press

DE SOTO (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 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.

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