New Carlisle (LaPorte County) Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Middlebrook was killed Tuesday night in a large business fire, reports wsbt.com (http://bit.ly/1lzvDZX).
The fire broke out sometime around 8 p.m. at K-Fex, an excavation business at 5885 North and 800 East.
Officials tell WNDU-TV and WSBT-TV that members of the New Carlisle fire department were inside the building Tuesday night when a roof collapsed. Middlebrook’s body was found a few hours later.
Information on the severity of the injuries to the other firefighter wasn’t immediately available.