Firefighter injured battling blaze in Jackson - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Firefighter injured battling blaze in Jackson

Home in Jackson goes up in flames; Source: WLBT Home in Jackson goes up in flames; Source: WLBT
Home in Jackson goes up in flames; Source: WLBT Home in Jackson goes up in flames; Source: WLBT
Home in Jackson goes up in flames; Source: WLBT Home in Jackson goes up in flames; Source: WLBT
Home in Jackson goes up in flames; Source: WLBT Home in Jackson goes up in flames; Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A firefighter was injured while putting out a house fire early Sunday morning.

According to Chief Cleotha Sanders, the Jackson Fire Department responded to Hiawatha St. and Willow Street around 7:00 a.m.

The family was able to escape the home safely.

When fire fighters entered the home with hose lines, they began putting the flames out. One firefighter was injured when the roof collapsed. 

He was alert and conscious but was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment.

The fire was put out and nobody else was injured. 

A fire investigator is on scene working to figure out what caused the fire.

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