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Firefighter Hurt In Richmond Warehouse Fire

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A firefighter suffered minor injuries while helping douse a blaze at a warehouse Saturday evening.

The fire started in a warehouse on Everett Street just before 6 p.m. Saturday. Crews arrived at the scene to find heavy fire and smoke coming from the roof.

Fire officials said a machine inside the warehouse caught fire. Crews had to cut through the roof to put the fire out.

The injured firefighter fell at the scene and was taken to the hospital. Fire officials said his injuries are minor.

It took crews about two hours to put the fire out.

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