Firefighter Injured Battling House Fire


A firefighter was recovering after the ceiling fell on him while battling a house fire in north Columbus.

The fire started around 1:30 Thursday morning in the 7700 block of Stoneford Drive.

The homeowner was awoken to smoke detectors.

When he got up, he said the flames and smoke were already pouring from the home.

Firefighters said several items in the house made it difficult for them to get around and battle the flames.

One firefighter was injured when part of the ceiling fell on top of him but he was expected to be ok.

Investigators were working to determine what sparked the flames.

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