Firefighter injured in Atlantic Beach blaze

A Long Beach firefighter was in the attic of a home when the floor gave way. (1/24/13)

ATLANTIC BEACH - Officials say a firefighter was injured after a floor collapsed inside a burning home in Atlantic Beach.

News 12 Long Island has learned the fire started in the laundry room of a home on Atlantic Boulevard after midnight.

All four family members escaped the house.

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A Long Beach firefighter was in the attic when the fire chief says the floor gave way and the volunteer fell to the second floor.

The firefighter suffered a minor back injury but is expected to be OK.  

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