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1 firefighter remains hospitalized from house blaze burns

July 14, 2018

EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — One firefighter remains hospitalized from burns sustained in a blaze at a multifamily home in Massachusetts.

Two firefighters and another person were injured in a blaze at the three-family home in Everett, but one firefighter and a woman have been released from the hospital as of Saturday morning.

The fire was reported at about 2 p.m. Friday.

Officials say the firefighters were taken to a hospital with second- and third-degree burns but are expected to make full recoveries. A woman who lives in the home also was brought to a hospital.

Officials say the firefighters were on the first floor when they were overcome by flames. One firefighter is a lieutenant who has been with the department 20 years, and the other is a four-year veteran.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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