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Jackson Firefighter Recovering from Burns

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By Brandon Artiles - email | bio

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A Jackson firefighter injured while fighting a blaze Monday morning is being treated in the burn unit of a Rankin County hospital Tuesday. The firefighter suffered burns while fighting a house fire at 3107 Whitten Road, in south Jackson.

The severity of the firefighter's injuries has not been released, but Division Chief R. D. Simpson confirmed that his injuries are non-life threatening.

Two other firefighters that had to be hospitalized at UMC after the house fire are back at home. Simpson said the cause of this fire is still being investigated.

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