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New Orleans Firefighter Injured in Two-Alarm Fire

A New Orleans firefighter was injured early Wednesday morning while battling a two-alarm fire in the Seventh Ward, reports wdsu.com.

The fire was reported around 1 a.m. in the 1400 block of St. Anthony Street, according to the New Orleans Fire Department.

Officials received a 911 call about a home on fire. Firefighters found one side of the single-story, wood-framed double engulfed in flames.

The NOFD said two alarms were called to keep the fire from spreading to the surrounding homes. During the fire attack, one firefighter suffered an injury to his leg and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control just before 2 a.m. The other side of the double had damage to the roof and an exterior wall.

Officials said an investigation into the fire will begin. The condition of the injured firefighter has not been released. 

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