The firefighter in Fresno tackling the blaze
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California firefighter falls through blazing roof

A firefighter is in a critical condition after he fell through the roof of a burning house.

He was tackling a house fire in Fresno, California when the roof gave way, engulfing the man in a ball of flames.

The firefighter, who has 25 years' experience, was dragged out of the house by his colleagues and is currently in hospital.

Veronica Miracle from ABC news reports.

  • 30 Mar 2015