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Portage firefighter injured battling house fire

Posted at 12:19 AM, Mar 25, 2017

PORTAGE, Mich. — A Portage firefighter was injured Friday after crews spent nearly five hours extinguishing a fire at a single-family home.

The fire, which remains under investigation, broke out around 3 p.m. in the 7900 block of Engel Ct.

Upon arrival, crews found smoke coming from the roof of the home and later determined it was coming from the attic.

No word on what caused the fire or just how much damage the blaze caused.

The firefighter injured suffered a minor injury, according to a release from the Portage Fire Department.