A Marshfield (MA) Firefighter was seriously injured early this morning in a mutual aid dwelling fire in the Town of Scituate.
Lt. Joe Kilinowski was trapped beneath a collapsed building and was
quickly rescued by Firefighters within minutes. He was flown out by
MedFlight helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital with serious
being evaluated now,” said Marshfield Fire Chief Kevin Robinson, who
was at the scene. “It appears his most significant injuries are burns to
three-alarm fire started at about 0125 hours at a home on Central
Avenue. Marshfield fire responded with mutual aid, as did Duxbury and
to Chief Robinson, the fire spread to two more homes by 2:30. Within
minutes, the first home collapsed, trapping Lt. Kilinowski. Marshfield
fire quickly activated its rapid intervention team and was able to
rescue Kilinowski. Other Firefighters received minor injuries but were
treated at the scene.
We'll post updates on his condition on our home page as we get them. Keep him in your prayers.