Firefighter injured in vacant Olathe house fire

OLATHE, Kan. - An Olathe firefighter suffered minor injuries after fighting a vacant house fire Tuesday morning.

The fire was reported just after 4:30 a.m. at 221 S. Central.

Crews reported flames and smoke shooting from the garage area upon arrival.

Firefighters fought the blaze from both inside and outside the vacant house.

One firefighter suffered a non life-threatening back injury, and was expected to be transported.

The cause of the fire is not yet known. Officials also do not yet have a damage estimate.

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