Firefighter dies after blaze engulfs his own home

House fire kills firefighter

San Angelo, TX - A firefighter in Illinois was killed after a blaze gutted his own family home on Friday morning, November 10.  Three other people managed to get out of the house in Leaf River after the fire started. Two of them were seriously injured, and they were later hospitalized. 

After the blaze was put out, officials say they found the body of 19-year-old firefighter Gregory Wood. The local fire chief says he's never seen a house go up in flames so fast. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


More Stories

Don't Miss

  • Miracle on Wellington 2017
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • KSAN Gift Guide 2017
  • Home for the Holidays 2017
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • 2017 Pro Football Challenge
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Teacher of the Week
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Latest News