TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – A mother and daughter were able to escape a house fire Sunday morning, but one of the firefighters battling the blaze was hurt.
According to Riley County Fire, they were called to the fire just after 10:00a.m. Sunday, at 10919 Lakeside Drive, north of Manhattan.
When they arrived, they found a home fully engulfed in flames and called for additional assistance.
“One firefighter injury was reported when the floor collapsed into the basement where he was working,” the department said in a news release, but did not provide how serious the injuries were.