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Two Firefighters Injured While Battling Attic Fire

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Chesterfield, VA—Two firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling an attic fire late Monday morning; two residents of the home escaped without being hurt.

Crews arrived to the home in the 9700 block of Salem Church Road shortly after 11:30 a.m. Heavy smoke was seen coming from the roof of the home, and firefighters determined that the blaze was coming from the attic.

There were two people inside the home at the time of the incident, who escaped without injury and called emergency crews to the scene.

While working to contain the fire, two firefighters were injured; one firefighter's neck was injured, while the other sustained minor burns on his face. Both of them were transported to MCV for treatment of their non life-threatening injuries.

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