Miami firefighters injured after responding to two-story home fire

MIAMI (WSVN) — Firefighters responded to a house fire northeast of Miami before events took a turn.

Crews arrived at a two-story home at 54th Street and NE Third Avenue just after 5 a.m. Monday, billowing with smoke and fire.

The City of Miami Fire Rescue searched the second-floor home and found that a floor had partially collapsed causing a firefighter to fall to the first floor.

All operations were halted until firefighters were evacuated, according to officials.

He was taken to Ryder Trauma in a stable condition; firefighters suffered minor injuries.

The incident highlights the dangers these workers face on the job.

It is not yet clear what started the fire.

Check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this development story.

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