Peoria firefighter injured while battling arson fire
A Peoria firefighter suffered minor injuries after falling through the second floor of a vacant home set ablaze early Thursday morning.
Firefighters responded to the fire at 911 W. Third just before 12:45 a.m. Firefighters remained on scene for four hours extinguishing hotspots.
The injured firefighter was taken to a local hospital by ambulance for treatment.
The cause of the fire was determined to be arson. An emergency demolition was ordered.