2004-10-08 / Community

Firefighter Injured In Fall From 114-12 BCD

An EMS ambulance took the firefighter to Jamaica Hospital, where he was reportedly treated and released. Pictured, Peterson being treated in the ambulance prior to being transported to the hospital. Fire Department sources said that Peterson never lost consciousness.

Firefighter Roger Peterson, from Ladder 137 on Beach 116 Street was injured on Tuesday when he fell while climbing from the roof of 114-12 Beach Channel Drive. The firefighter had been on the roof because workers putting new tar on the roof inadvertently set off the building’s fire warning. Pictured, firefighters from Ladder 137/Engine 328 at the scene of the accident.

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