Firefighter hurt when wall collapses at vacant home

Published: Sep. 4, 2017 at 10:24 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 4, 2017 at 3:59 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A firefighter was injured while battling a fire at a vacant home Monday morning.

Memphis Fire Department was called to the home on the corner of Franklin Street and Summer Avenue around 12:30 a.m.

While working to extinguish the flames, a wall collapsed onto a firefighter.

That firefighter broke their collarbone.

It's unclear what caused the fire.

Near the same time, another firefighter was injured while fighting a fire at a Raleigh apartment complex. The extent of that firefighter's injuries are unknown.

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