Friday, February 22, 2013
A firefighter escaped serious injury overnight when a floor collapsed inside a burning bar and grill.
County Sheriff Mark Doran said the Roberts firefighter was taken to
Gibson Area Hospital, where he was treated and later released.
said the firefighter fell through a weakened floor into the basement.
Other firefighters lowered a ladder so he could climb out.
fire at Bubba’s Bar and Grill, 103 W. Main, was reported by a snow plow
driver about 3:30 a.m. Firefighters cleared the scene about five hours
later, but the state fire marshal’s office has been called.
said the fire does not appear to be suspicious. He could not provide a
monetary damage estimate, but said the building did receive substantial