Firefighter falls off roof battling house fire

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A firefighter fell off a roof while battling a house fire Friday morning.

A home on Emory Road caught fire around 12:30 a.m. When Memphis Fire Department arrived, smoke was billowing out of the home's storage room.

The family was able to escape the home unharmed. However, a firefighter fell off the roof while fighting the fire.

That firefighter received medical attention at the hospital, but has since been released.

Investigators said the fire started when someone intentionally set it in the home's storage room. Anyone with information about who started the fire should call Crime Stoppers at 901-528-CASH.

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