Firefighter injured after battling flames

EAST END, OH (FOX19) - The Cincinnati Fire Department reported a one-alarm structure fire on Sunday morning in the East End.

At 6:37 a.m. the Cincinnati Emergency Communications Center received a telephone call reporting a structure fire on Eastern Avenue.

When fire crews arrived they reported seeing heavy smoke coming from the one-story, vacant building.

Fire fighters say that the fire may have started on the lower level.

The fire is still under investigation. Damage is estimated at $15,000.

One firefighter fell down a flight of stairs. He had minor injuries, and was transported to UC hospital.

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