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Published: Wednesday, 8/29/2007

4 Toledo firefighters injured battling south-end blaze

Four Toledo firefighters were hurt yesterday battling a two-alarm fire in the city s old south end, authorities said.

Lt. Kevin Hughes and Firefighters Jesse Garcia, Brent Jagodzinski, and Jeff Schroeder were treated at Toledo Hospital for minor injuries, authorities said.

The blaze was reported about 1:20 a.m. at a two-story house at 719 South Erie St. and spread to houses on both sides. The cause of the fire is under investigation, authorities said.

Two of the houses were torn down yesterday. Damage to a third was estimated at $40,000, authorities said.

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