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Firefighter injured while battling building fire in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood

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Posted at 11:31 AM, Dec 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 11:31:06-05

CLEVELAND — A firefighter from the Cleveland Fire Department was injured while battling a building fire in the city's Tremont neighborhood Wednesday morning.

Firefighters responded at around 4:25 a.m. to 2672 West 14th Street.

Lieutenant Mike Norman, of the Cleveland Fire Department, said the building was a three-story, mixed-used space. The fire started in the basement of the building.

One firefighter sustained injuries that are believed to not be serious at this time, according to Norman.

News 5's overnight news tracker witnessed smoke pouring out of the basement door.

There is no estimate cost of damages at this time.

The cause of the fire was ruled accidental at this time.