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Firefighter Injured Battling East Nashville Fire

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A firefighter was injured on New Year's Eve while battling a fire in East Nashville.

Officials with the Nashville Fire Department said the fire broke out just before 6 p.m. Tuesday at an abandoned building located just off of Dickerson Pike. 

According to officials, one firefighter suffered minor burns and was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. No other injuries were reported. 

Aerial views of the fire showed flames shooting up from the roof of the building. The severity of the fire was not immediately known.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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