Firefighters injured in Lido Beach blaze

Four Long Beach firefighters were injured Friday morning

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Four Long Beach firefighters were injured Friday morning when the second-floor ceiling of a house in Lido Beach collapsed on them, fire officials said. Videojournalist: Jim Staubitser (July 20, 2012)

Long Beach firefighters pushed past smoke and flames to enter a burning house Friday morning because they feared that a woman and her three grandchildren were trapped upstairs in the Lido Beach home, officials said.

The firefighters made it to the second floor, where a ceiling collapsed on top of them, causing burns and bruises. The five injured rescuers, two of whom were treated at hospitals,...

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