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Department says firefighter injured battling house blaze

March 20, 2019

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a West Des Moines firefighter was hospitalized after battling a house fire.

Firetrucks were dispatched to the home around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. Station KCCI reports that someone inside the house was evacuated safely.

The firefighter was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries that don’t appear to be life-threatening. The firefighter’s name hasn’t been released.

The fire cause is being investigated.

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Information from: KCCI-TV, http://www.kcci.com