Stairway Collapse Injures First Responders
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three St. Louis Fire Department employees are being treated for injuries after a stairway collapse.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the injuries are not life-threatening.
A firefighter and two paramedics were called Tuesday to a building that houses a Jackson Hewitt Tax Service office for a report of a man down. A man was found dead on a second-floor porch at the rear of the building.
The firefighter and paramedics were trying to remove the body when an exterior stairway collapsed. All three were taken to a hospital for treatment.
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