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Firefighter Hurt Battling Christmas Eve Fire In Mt. Pleasant

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MT. PLEASANT, Tenn. - A Christmas Eve fire at a Mt. Pleasant home kept firefighters busy until the early morning hours of Christmas.

The fire started in a backroom of the home on Southport Road around 11 p.m. Officials said they had to cut a hole in the roof in order to get some of the smoke out.

Thankfully, no one was home at the time of the fire.

However, a firefighter suffered a hand injury, and was sent to the hospital to get stitches.

The roof and the backroom sustained some damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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