4 firefighters suffer non-life threatening injuries at fire
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.