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Firefighter hospitalized after battling fire in south city

The St. Louis Fire Department said one of their firefighters was burned.
Credit: St. Louis Fire Department

ST. LOUIS — A firefighter was injured in a south city fire Wednesday morning. 

Firefighters responded to a two-story mixed use building around 10:15 a.m. at Itaska and Alaska.

The bottom portion of the building used to be D&F Grocery, but it has since closed.

According to the St. Louis Fire Department, a firefighter was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being burned.

When firefighters arrived they said there was heavy fire showing.

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