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Firefighter injured in structure fire on Lake Boulevard

By Tracey Leong, tleong@krcrtv.com
Published On: Jan 23 2014 02:19:38 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 23 2014 02:20:58 AM CST
Firefighter injured in structure fire on Lake Boulevard
REDDING, Calif. -

A Redding firefighter was transported to the hospital after getting injured battling a structure fire Wednesday night.

The fire at Bargain Bin Surplus Hardware on the 1300 block of Lake Boulevard was reported just after 8:30 p.m. All fire crews in Redding were called to the blaze as well as extra resources from Anderson. The injured firefighter reportedly hurt his leg and is in good condition.

Battalion Chief Riley says the fire was fully contained by about 10:30 p.m. Crews were on scene until about midnight mopping up the fire.Lake Boulevard at East Keswick Dam Road was closed and motorists were urged to stay out of the area until about midnight.

The south side of the building and the roof caved-in from the fire. The building is a total loss, currently there is no estimate of the damage cost. The cause of the fire is under investigation.