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Five Jackson firefighters injured battling house fire

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson Fire Department Division Fire Chief Cleotha Sanders, says five Jackson firefighters were injured Tuesday while battling a fire at an abandoned home off Prentiss and Lee Street.

The firefighters were injured when they fell through the floor of the house fire they were trying to extinguish. 

Sanders said all, but one of the firefighters were treated and released.

One firefighter is still in the hospital, under observation, but doing well.

Chief Sanders said all of the fire fighters are expected to make a full recovery.

The fire was reported out at round 9:15 p.m. The cause is under investigation.

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