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3 Firefighters, 1 Civilian Injured In Fire That Spread To Multiple Homes In Orange

ORANGE (CBSLA) — Four people were injured Friday as fire worked to put out flames at a structure fire Friday in the City of Orange that burned at least two homes.

The Orange City Fire Department responded to the fire at 211 South Earlham Street around 12:42 p.m. after a fire, that started as a vehicle fire between two homes, spread to multiple residences.

Three firefighters were said to have suffered electric shock injuries and a civilian had unspecified injuries after being inside one of the homes when the fire started.

The firefighters' injuries were said to be non-life-threatening and they were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Video from SKY2 showed residents using garden hoses on the roof trying to help extinguish the flames.

People were advised to avoid the area.


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