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Jeffersonville firefighter injured on scene of apartment fire

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Firefighters on the scene of the fire in the 800 block of Howard Avenue (Source: WAVE 3 News) Firefighters on the scene of the fire in the 800 block of Howard Avenue (Source: WAVE 3 News)

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) – A Jeffersonville firefighter was escorted by police to a Louisville hospital for treatment after a ceiling collapsed on him during a fire Monday night.

According to Jeffersonville fire officials, the firefighter was injured on the scene of an apartment fire in the 800 block of Howard Avenue around 10:30 p.m.

Officials said the firefighter's injuries did not appear serious, but he was taken to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment.

An elderly man and two women were also taken to an area hospital for observation. Their condition has not been released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. We will update this story with more information as it comes into the newsroom.

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