Firefighter injured extinguishing south St. Louis fire - KMOV.com

Firefighter injured extinguishing south St. Louis fire

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(KMOV.com) -- One firefighter was injured as fire crews battled a building fire in south St. Louis on Saturday afternoon.

The fire started around 12:45 p.m. in a building in the 5400 block of Virginia.  When firefighters arrived, they discovered the fire was mostly contained to the inside of that building.

Fire crews worked quickly to extinguish the flames.  Officials said the building was unoccupied and one firefighter suffered minor injuries.  That firefighter was taken to an area hospital after suffering a cut.    

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