UPDATE: Officials say the injured firefighter’s condition is improving and is responding well to medical treatment.
RANSOM TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A firefighter was transported to the hospital while responding to a fire in Lackawanna County.
At 5:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon, crews were dispatched to the 1100 block of Community Drive for a working house fire.
Officials say multiple units from the Scranton Fire Department and surrounding areas responded to the fire and were able to extinguish it.
According to the Scranton Association of Firefighters, one of their firefighters suffered “a major injury” during the fire.
First responders said EMS and firefighters worked on transporting the firefighter to the hospital.