Firefighter collapsed at house fire Tuesday afternoon

129 Callaway Court O'Fallon House Fire

House fire at 129 Callaway Court, O’Fallon, IL

An O’Fallon firefighter collapsed while fighting a house fire in O’Fallon Tuesday afternoon. He received medical treatment at the scene and he was transported to a local hospital.

The address of the fire is 129 Callaway Court. The fire was reported to have started in the basement of the house. The cause of the fire is unknown. There was a partial collapse of the first floor.

Captain Jim Cavins of the O’Fallon Police Department said “This was absolutely a team effort between all three divisions of public safety in O’Fallon during this daytime house fire. We had police helping firemen suit up and EMS helping to run hoses.”

We will update this article as more information is made available.