Firefighter injured at apartment fire in Detroit

- A firefighter suffered minor injuries on the job Wednesday morning while fighting a fire on Detroit's west side.

The fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. at a four-family flat near Dexter Avenue and Monterey Street. Detroit Fire Department Captn. Brian Cleland says the firefighter was on a stairway when it collapsed.

The firefighter has back and neck pain, but we're told did not suffer any serious or life-threatening injuries.

Nobody was home at the time of the fire but the power was on, so authorities do not believe the building was abandoned. Arson investigators are on scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 2 for updates.


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