Fire at a President’s Island warehouse injures one

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., (localmemphis.com) – The Memphis Fire Department responded to a fire at a warehouse in the 1500 block of Harbor Avenue around 8:15pm Tuesday. One employee was injured.

Investigators are still determining the cause of the fire, but an employee was trying to attach a vehicle to a trailer when a spark was created.

The employee suffered second degree burns and was taken to the hospital with non-critical injuries. The fire was contained within 10 minutes of the fire department’s arrival; however, there is structural damage to the roof.

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