Walker Fire Fighter Hurt Battling A Fire

Posted at 1:41 PM, Dec 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-22 14:49:46-05

Walker Fire Dept truck genericWALKER, Mich- A Walker Fire Fighter was hurt Sunday Morning battling a fire in the 4000 block of Creely Court NW.

According to Walker Fire officials, the fire started in a duplex that was not occupied around 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning. The residents living on the other side of the building were able to get out of the duplex unharmed.

Firefighter Jeff DeYoung was hurt fighting the fire. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation and is expected to be alright.

The fire remains under investigation.