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Elizabeth Firefighter Burned Fighting Basement Fire

By kcora on
Elizabeth New Jersey

An Elizabeth firefighter was transported to the Saint Barnabas Medical Center burn unit in Livingston after suffering burns this morning during a basement fire.


The fire started at approximately 8:48 a.m. on the 300 block of Williamson Street in a duplex. 


The blaze reportedly started in the basement of a two-and-half story residential home.


All of the residents got out unharmed.


According to reports, a firefighter suppressing the fire in the basement was burned. He was transported to St. Barnabas burn unit with non-life threatening injuries.


The fire was placed under control in just under a half an hour.