- Associated Press - Monday, October 24, 2016

DETROIT (AP) - Authorities say three Detroit firefighters have been injured while fighting a fire at a vacant home on the city’s east side.

Fire Chief Dale Bradley tells the Detroit Free Press that two firefighters were reported to have back injuries and another had second- to third-degree burns.

The fire was reported around 8:15 a.m. Monday. The newspaper says at least one of the firefighters was transported to a hospital. WJBK-TV reports the firefighters’ injuries aren’t considered to be life-threatening. The cause of the fire was under investigation.


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