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Jackson firefighters released from hospital

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Our crew was on the scene of a fire in the Capitol City on Thursday morning.

The fire broke out at the Melrose Place Apartments in Jackson off West Highland Drive. We are told that an ambulance left the scene taking one person.

Two Jackson firefighters were also injured and taken to UMMC after a stairwell collapsed on them while fighting the blaze.

UMMC Public Affairs officials tells us that the firefighters are being released from the hospital. No word yet on what caused the fire.

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