Five Memphis firefighters out of the hospital

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Five firefighters have been released from the hospital after being trapped under a collapsed outbuilding on Sunday morning.

According to a release from the Memphis Fire Department, firefighters arrived at a Memphis home at 4:24 a.m.

They found a one-story wooden guest house behind the main structure engulfed in flames.

Fire crews were performing exterior operations when the building collapsed, trapping five firefighters underneath it.

All five were rescued but four suffered second degree burns. The other suffered only a minor leg injury.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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