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Firefighter okay after falling through roof of nightclub north of downtown San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – A firefighter is okay after falling through the roof of a gay bar just north of downtown San Antonio that went up in flames this morning.

The fire started around 8:40 this morning at Club Essence on North Main near West Euclid.

“We did have a firefighter who fell partially through an area of the roof,” said Woody Woodward with the San Antonio Fire Department.

He was not seriously hurt and refused to be transported to a hospital. Two men were treated on the scene for smoke inhalation.

Arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire.

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