Columbus firefighter injured falling through floor

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A Columbus firefighter was injured Tuesday afternoon while fighting a fire at a northwest Columbus home.

The fire happened around 2:30pm on the 5300 block of Mustang Court.

According to Battalion Chief Steve Martin, the firefighter partially fell through a floor, which knocked his protective gear away from his face. He suffered first and second-degree burns to his face and ear.

He was taken to OSU’s Wexner Medical Center for treatment. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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