Marshfield Firefighter Critically Injured in Blaze

6 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Monday, July 15 2013 Jul 15, 2013 Monday, July 15, 2013 3:51:06 AM CDT July 15, 2013 in News
By: The Associated Press

NIAGUA, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri firefighter is hospitalized in critical condition after sustaining severe burns.

A Springfield Fire Department spokesman says the firefighter with the Marshfield Fire Department was one of three who was injured Saturday night battling a blaze in Niagua. A second Marshfield firefighter was treated and released from an emergency room, while a third from Niagua was admitted to a hospital for observation.

No names have been released.

The Missouri State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

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