Memphis Firefighter recovering after being injured fighting fire at townhomes

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Memphis Fire officials say a firefighter is recovering after being injured while fighting a fire at a local complex.

The fire happened about 12:00 a.m. Wednesday in the 2600 block of Tricia Drive. Firefighters say they could see flames from the two-story townhomes when they arrived.

It took about 20 minutes to bring the fire under control. One firefighter was taken to the hospital for a cut to his arm. No one else was injured.

Two townhome units were damaged. The total damages are estimated at about $110,000.

Investigators say the fire was caused by food left unattended on a stove.

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