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Firefighter Injured, Multiple Rowhomes Damaged In East Baltimore Fire

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Four rowhomes were damaged by heavy fire in Northeast Baltimore Wednesday night, Baltimore Fire said. A firefighter sustained minor injuries.

Units responded around 9 p.m. to the blaze at the 700 block of East 21 Street, where heavy fire was showing from every floor of a vacant house. The fire spread to at least three neighboring homes, which were occupied.

The firefighter that was hurt was hospitalized, but officials said his injuries are non-life-threatening.

The extent of the damage is unknown, and it is unclear if any residents were displaced by the fire. WJZ has reached out to Baltimore Fire for details.

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