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Fireman Injured in Jackson

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson Firefighter was injured battling a blaze in South Jackson Tuesday night.  Chief Fire Investigator Greg Travis tells us the fire started around nine.

The house is located on Arbor Hills Drive off McDowell Road. The injured firefighter was being checked out by paramedics on the scene.  Chief Travis says he does not have word on the extent of his injuries. He also says an arson investigator has been called to the fire.

Chief Travis says this is the fourth fire crews battled Tuesday night. Two different families were able to escape their burning homes. One on Valley Vista in North Jackson and on Dorgan Street. Both homes had extensive damage.

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