Firefighter injured in Johnston County blaze

Fire struck a home in the 3000 block of N.C. Highway 96 near Selma. (Jason Thompson)

November 21, 2013 6:15:13 PM PST
A Johnston County firefighter was injured while battling a fire Thursday afternoon.

Witnesses say flames were pouring from the home in the 3000 block of N.C. Highway 96, just north of Selma, when firefighters arrived.

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The injured firefighter was on the roof battling the flames when conditions became dangerous.

He fell as he was coming down the ladder.

Rescue crews rushed him to WakeMed with a serious leg injury.

Johnston County fire investigators are working to find a cause for the blaze.

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