Columbia Firefighter Killed in Collapse at Apartment Complex

Published 02/22 2014 03:30PM

Updated 02/22 2014 03:31PM

(COLUMBIA, Mo.) A veteran Columbia, Mo., firefighter was killed early Saturday morning during a walkway collapse at an apartment complex.

Lt. Bruce Britt died while helping evacuate residents from University Village apartments. No student residents were injured in the collapse.

Inspections are underway at the University of Missouri owned building. According to reports, an exterior walkway collapsed at the building just after 4:30 a.m.

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