Firefighter suffers minor injury battling Anderson Twp. blaze

Source: Anderson Township Fire Dept.
Source: Anderson Township Fire Dept.

ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a blaze early Sunday morning.

It happened around 4 a.m. in the 1400 block of Verdale Drive.

Arriving units found heavy smoke coming from the basement of a home. The roof was ventilated to provide heat and smoke removal and fire personnel entered the structure and proceeded to the basement to locate the fire and extinguish it.

Everyone made it out safely, but a family cat died in the fire. A firefighter was treated on the scene for a minor injury and returned to duty.

The cause remains under investigation.

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