Taft firefighter injured after falling into a basement

Firefighter received torso injuries

TAFT, Calif. - A Kern County Firefighter is recovering after he was hurt during a fire Tuesday night in Taft.

Crews were called to a detached garage on fire on Lucard Street.

Fire officials said a firefighter received moderate injuries to his torso after he fell into a basement during the overhaul of the garage.

No word on the firefighter's condition yet.

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