Firefighter hospitalized as crews fight fire

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Photo from Bloomington Fire Department Photo from Bloomington Fire Department
Photo from Bloomington Fire Department Photo from Bloomington Fire Department

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) – A firefighter needed hospital treatment as Bloomington crews fought a house fire. 

In an update posted at 6:45 p.m., firefighters said crews are still at the scene responding to the flames. Empire Street remains closed in the area of Hershey and Prospect. 

The fire is at a Gettysburg Drive address.

Firefighters say a responder suffered a minor injury and went for medical treatment. He is now out of hospital care. 

Crews tell WAND-TV they called in off-duty crews to help out, along with the Normal Fire Department and other departments.

WAND-TV will update the story as more information becomes available.

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