DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A Dallas firefighter is in the hospital after part of a roof collapsed on him this morning.
Dallas Fire-Rescue has identified the victim of the accident as Captain Ronald Janek.
Captain Janek was working a one-alarm fire in northwest Dallas about 2:00 a.m. when a flaming portion of the roof dropped on his head.
The 28-year veteran of the Dallas Fire Department has his family and friends by his side while he begins his recovery.
The fire itself gutted a vacant commercial building on Walnut Hill Lane just east of I-35E.
The cause of the fire is not yet clear.