Further diagnosis showed that he sustained multiple traumas and fractures. He is listed in serious condition in the ICU unit at UMDNJ Hospital in Newark. Officials said the 24-year veteran of the EOFD will undergo surgery later Thursday.
Anderson was on the top floor of the 2 1/2-story private home on Hawthorne Avenue when he fell from a landing, going through one floor and landing on the bottom floor.
When the accident happened, a mayday was declared and the firefighters evacuated the building. They were able to get Anderson out of the building safely.
The cause of the two alarm fire remains under investigation.
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