Buffalo firefighter injured in line of duty

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — An early Tuesday fire on Whitney Place forced one firefighter to seek medical attention.

Firefighters responded to the fire around 6:30 a.m. and say nobody was in the home when the blaze started. At some point, a firefighter sustained an injury and was rushed by medics to a local hospital.

Fellow firefighters say the firefighter sustained a neck injury and is sore, but is safe and recovering.

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