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Firefighter injured battling flames on the East Side

Posted: 10:36 PM, Apr 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-29 22:36:58-04
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CLEVELAND — A Cleveland firefighter is in the hospital after battling flames on the East Side.

Officials said the officer may have broken a leg battling a vacant house fire at East 66th Street and Selma Avenue, according to a fire department spokesperson.

The fire happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. and was under control more than 20 minutes later.

The firefighter was transported to Metro Hospital in stable condition.