UPDATED 7/12/22 Tuesday 2:30 p.m.
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Police have released more information about the firefighters who were injured in a stair collapse Monday.
On Monday, fire officials reported that there were three firefighters injured and as of Tuesday say there are four who were hurt in the incident.
A 36-year-old Captain and Paramedic suffered multiple broken bones and other injuries. This person has not been released from the hospital yet.
A 40-year-old Senior Firefighter Paramedic was treated for widespread and severe bruising and pain. A 27-year-old firefighter suffered a sprained ankle.
A 24-year-old firefighter was treated for widespread bruising and pain.
ORIGINAL STORY: 3 firefighters injured in WVC staircase collapse while attempting to rescue person
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Three firefighters were injured in a stairway collapse while attempting to rescue a person at a construction site Monday.
According to the West Valley City Fire Department (WVCFD) firefighters initially responded to a fall at a construction site at 1770 W 4100 S.
In the process of rescuing the person, an interior staircase collapsed, injuring the person and firefighters.
One firefighter was taken to a hospital by a medical helicopter. The two other firefighters suffered less serious injuries and are being treated.
The condition of the initial person they were rescuing is unknown.