Firefighter hospitalized after "suspicious" fire in Westwood

WESTWOOD, OH (FOX19) - A firefighter has been sent to the hospital with a hand injury after a fire at an apartment complex firefighters are calling suspicious.

Firefighters were called to the scene on Fourtowers Dr. in Westwood at about 8:45 pm due to a laundry room fire at an apartment complex. Firefighters believe that the fire started in a first floor laundry room.

When crews arrived at the scene, three people had to be rescued from third floor balconies. These people were safely rescued.

A firefighter was taken to the hospital with a hand injury. He is still being treated for his injuries.

Firefighters are investigating the fire, calling it suspicious in nature.

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