Chief: 3 Baltimore firefighters killed in vacant home blaze

Published: Jan. 24, 2022 at 7:53 PM EST
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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s fire chief says three firefighters were killed and a fourth was injured when part of a vacant home collapsed while they were battling a blaze.

Chief Niles R. Ford told a news conference that the injured firefighter was pulled from the building immediately and taken to the hospital, where he was listed in critical condition Monday afternoon.

Ford said two other firefighters were pronounced dead at the hospital.

Three firefighters are dead after a vacant home collapsed in Baltimore on Monday. Mayor Brandon Scott commented on the deaths. (Source: WBFF via CNN)

The fourth trapped firefighter was pronounced dead at the scene.

Photographs from the scene showed firefighters being consoled by their comrades.

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