By Christopher Eberhart, LOHUD:
A decorated New Rochelle firefighter says he suffered several serious injuries when roofs collapsed on him and a smoke explosion knocked him down a staircase.
But the city is refusing to pay for treatment, claiming some of Stephen Schmitt’s injuries came from pre-existing conditions.
After unsuccessfully trying to resolve the issue, Schmitt filed legal action in state Supreme Court on Feb. 21.
The city declined comment on the pending legal action.
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