OMAHA, NE – A building fire in Omaha that left a city firefighter hospitalized is being investigated as arson, according to a report by KETV.
The fire broke out at about noon Wednesday at a vacant building in the 2000 block of North 24th Street. Crews were able to confine the blaze to the room where it began and extinguish it.
One firefighter, a 21-year-veteran, was transported to the hospital after he started to feel ill. He is listed in stable condition.
The initial investigation determined that the fire had been incendiary, and anyone with information is being asked to contact authorities.
Police arrested one person during the incident for DUI and running over the fire hose.
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