Ohio firefighter dies after fall through floor during blaze

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HAMILTON, Ohio- Authorities say a firefighter died after he fell through the floor while battling a house fire in southwest Ohio.

Fire officials say crews entered the home around 1 a.m. Monday after receiving a report that someone was trapped. That report turned out to be false.

Hamilton Fire Chief Steve Dawson says one firefighter fell through the floor and into the basement. He says the firefighter was transported to Fort Hamilton Hospital, where he later died.

Authorities didn’t immediately identify the firefighter.

No other injuries were reported. The blaze remains under investigation.