Second Youngstown firefighter injured on the job this week

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – For the second time in a week, a Youngstown firefighter was injured on the job.

It happened on the city’s South Side. The call came in just before midnight for a house fire on Griselda Avenue.

We are told no one was inside at the time of the fire.

Officials say the firefighter sustained minor injuries to his shoulder and is expected to be OK. They said a partial piece of the ceiling fell down, catching him on the neck and shoulder.

They said he’ll be taking a few days off to recover.

Fire investigators said the cause of the blaze is under investigation.

There is no word on the extent of the firefighters injuries.

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