Firefighter falls through floor battling fire

Fire on US 36 in Urbana. (Photo/provided)
Fire on US 36 in Urbana. (Photo/provided)

URBANA, Ohio (WDTN) – A firefighter was hurt battling flames in Urbana Thursday.

Three departments were called to the 2400 block of West US 36 just before 5:00 p.m.

Investigators say the house and four cars are a total loss.

A firefighter from Johnson/St. Paris was hurt when she fell through the second floor into the kitchen below. She was taken to the hospital for treatment, but is expected to be okay.

No word on a cause.

The road was closed for several hours, but is now back open. 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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