Early Tampa Blaze Injures Firefighter

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Officials say a Tampa firefighter was injured while fighting a fire.

The fire broke out early Friday in Tampa

Tampa Fire Rescue units were dispatched at  3:43 am to a report of a structure fire located at  4713 Hesperides.

Fire crews quickly contained the fire to the one structure.

Tampa Fire Rescue crews are on scene as a third alarm.

One minor injury has been sustained to Tampa Fire Rescue personnel, who has been transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.  No other injuries have been reported.

Tampa Fire Rescue officials say the injury was minor, but the firefighter has been taken to a hospital for evaluation.

No further information was immediately available.

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