Firefighter Hurt Falling from Ladder at Bronx Grow House Fire

NY 1 - October 16, 2018

One firefighter is recovering after responding to a call in the Bronx Sunday night.

FDNY officials say he fell 30 feet from a ladder while trying to put out the flames at a building located at 1656 Mayflower Avenue in Pelham Bay.

It's not clear what started the fire just before 9 p.m. But the FDNY says the building was being used a marijuana grow house.

Sources tell NY1 the injured firefighter broke his leg and is expected to be okay.