EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSFirefighter Injured Battling Hernshaw Fire
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Reported by: Elizabeth Noreika
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Jul. 18, 2013 10:25 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 19, 2013 6:21 PM EDT
Hernshaw , Kanawha County , West Virginia
A firefighter had to go to the hospital, after being injured while battling a fire in Hernshaw Thursday night.
The firefighter fell at the scene.
No one was at home at the time of the fire, but firefighters believe it started in the front of the house in the ceiling.
Kanawha 911 dispatchers said two people were transported to the hospital following a house fire in the Hernshaw area Thursday night.
Dispatchers confirmed one of the people transported was a firefighter.
A fire in the Hernshaw area had multiple fire crews on the scene Thursday night.
The call came in just before 9 p.m. at a home along Longs Drive. When firefighters arrived, they found heavy smoke.
No one was at home at the time, but firefighters believe the fire started in the front of the house in the ceiling.
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