- Associated Press - Friday, January 31, 2014

COFFMAN, Mo. (AP) - An eastern Missouri firefighter is recovering after falling into a cistern while fighting a house fire.

The Daily Journal newspaper in Park Hills (http://bit.ly/1bDvRd4 ) reports that firefighters responded Wednesday night to a blaze in Coffman. The home was a total loss.

Wolf Creek Assistant Fire Chief Steve Young says the firefighter was hospitalized as a precaution and released. His name was not released.

Authorities believe a stove caused the fire.


Information from: Daily Journal, http://dailyjournalonline.com



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