3 firefighters injured while battling overnight fire in Chatham County, officials say

CHATHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- Three firefighters were injured while battling an overnight fire in Goldston.

The fire happened at the Indian Creek Estates.

North Carolina fire officials said the fire began as a mattress fire.

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office told ABC11 the fire overwhelmed local resources but is now under control. The home was a total loss.

Two of the injured firefighters are from Goldston and one is from Bennett. All three were taken to the hospital for heat-related injuries but officials said they will be released today

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