Firefighter Hurt in Arson Fire
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa firefighter seriously injured in blaze
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A Tulsa firefighter needed advanced life support procedures to restore his pulse and breathing after being injured in an apparent arson fire.
Authorities say 35-year-old firefighter James P. O'Neal was not breathing when he was rescued from a burning home at about 10 p.m. Saturday.
The Tulsa World reports Neal regained consciousness when he was taken to a hospital by ambulance. He was hospitalized in stable condition.
Firefighters were in a back room of the house when O'Neal lost consciousness.
Firefighters say the fire was deliberately set in a back room when the homeowner was away.
An arson investigation is under way.