Detroit firefighter hurt in abandoned building blaze

Tom Greenwood
The Detroit News

Detroit — One firefighter has been transported to a local hospital after being injured at a fire at an abandoned three-story apartment building on the city’s east side.

According to the Detroit Police Department, the fire was reported at about 9 a.m. Tuesday at the complex located in the 12500 block of Laurel at Dickerson, in an area just north of McNichols and just east of Gratiot.

At this time, the extent of the firefighter’s injuries is unknown. Fire department personnel are no longer at the scene of the blaze.

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