Firefighter suffers minor injuries in roof collapse in Gilbert house fire

While the fire crews where inside the house trying to put out the fire, the roof collapsed, fire department said.

GILBERT, Ariz. - A firefighter suffered minor injuries while responding to a house fire in Gilbert Sunday morning.

Fire crews responded to a house fire near Recker Road between Guadalupe and Baseline roads.

While the fire crews where inside the house trying to put out the fire, the roof collapsed, the fire department spokesperson said.

A firefighter suffered minor injuries and was transported to the hospital. The family was able to get out of the house safely.

The fire started from a vent fan in the laundry room to then spread to the attic, a Gilbert fire spokesperson said.

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