Family rescued, firefighter hurt in Lebanon fire

A family of three is safe after being rescued from a fire in Lebanon.

According to the Lebanon Fire Commissioner, the fire started just before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 700 block of North 7th Street.

A family of three was rescued from the home and taken to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation. No word on their current condition.

The fire destroyed three row homes and caused a roof to collapse.

While battling the blaze, which displaced 19 people, a firefighter was also hurt. Officials say he broke his leg but has been released from the hospital.

So far, the cause of the fire is unknown.

Crews will remain at the scene for several hours. ABC27’s Janel Knight is there and will provide live reports on Daybreak from 4:30 – 7 a.m.

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