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Three firefighters killed, 1 in critical condition in Baltimore building collapse

Published: Jan. 24, 2022 at 1:15 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 24, 2022 at 5:54 PM EST
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BALTIMORE, Md. (WCSC) - Three firefighters were killed and one is in critical condition following a building collapse in Baltimore Monday morning, according to CBS Baltimore.

Crews responded to a three-story vacant building in the 200 block of S. Sticker Street at 6 a.m. Monday. Baltimore International Association of Fire Fighters Local 734 reported on Twitter multiple mayday calls were made by trapped firefighters.

Baltimore City Fire Chief Niles Ford told CBS Baltimore that a partial collapse occurred, trapping four firefighters inside. Ford said one firefighter was immediately rescued and two more were removed within an hour.

Crews then worked to rescue a fourth firefighter who was still trapped underneath the rubble.

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