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Shreveport firefighter receives minor injuries while responding to blaze at vacant house

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A local firefighter is recovering after responding to a vacant house fire in Shreveport.

It happened around 5a.m. Monday in the 1800 block of St. Paul.

Shreveport fire officials tell KTBS 3 News that the blaze started in the rear of the home, which resulted in heavy damage.

While responding to the blaze, a Shreveport Fire Captain injured her ankle with a ventilation fan. She was treated and released.

Authorities say a nearby home was exposed to the fire and the house received some charring. One person was inside the nearby home, he was not injured.

The fire remains under investigation.

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