Passing on tragic news from San Antonio this morning following last nights fire in a commercial strip mall. Firefighters were searching in a gymnasium area when conditions changed.
Following that, initial reports are that several Firefighters were injured but able to get out but it was determined that one Firefighter was missing and could not be immediately removed , even with numerous heroic attempts. The fire was then declared defensive with members wanting to but being unable to access the lost member.
Firefighter a Scott Deem, a 6 year member died in the Line of Duty. 2 other Firefighters had critical and serious injuries but are expected to survive.
More details here:
Much more to follow. Our condolences to all those affected-Rest In Peace.