There were some scary moments for firefighters as heavy fire and smoke poured out of a home in Cornelius. [IMAGES: Firefighters battle Cornelius house fire ] The Cornelius, Huntersville and Davidson fire departments responded Monday morning to the 21000 block of West Catawba Avenue, where the fire was in the attic and the walls.
Three Firefighters Hurt
A firefighter issued a Mayday call after he reportedly ran low on air while operating at a fire scene today in Cornelius, North Carolina.
The Cornelius, Huntersville, and Davidson fire departments reportedly responded to this house fire. One firefighters apparently became disoriented and ran low on air, issuing a Mayday call. Another firefighter was able to give him air and get him out of the home, according to the Cornelius Fire Department. The member who issued the call was transported. Two other firefighters also suffered nonlife-threatening injuries.
A nearby business owner reportedly helped sleeping occupants escape from the fire.