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Clinton Firefighter Injured Fighting House Fire

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A firefighter was hurt while battling a house fire Wednesday night. Firefighters were called to the 700 block of 13th Aveue South around 9 o'clock on a report of a dryer fire with flames up to the ceiling.

Smoke was pouring from the eves and second floor of the home when firefighters arrived. Two companies entered the house but had to retreat because of deteriorating conditions. Additional firefighters were called in, and they were able to re-enter the house and put the fire out.

The injured firefighter suffered a cut on his foot when a piece of broken glass hit the side of his boot. It was reported as a dryer fire, but the official cause is still being investigated.

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