Firefighter injured battling fire at Murfreesboro storage facility

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Murfreesboro firefighter suffered minor injuries at a fire at the Ideal Storage on the 1000 block of Seals Way on Saturday morning after a wall collapsed and pinned two firefighters underneath.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department tells news 2 that the fire started around 4:30 a.m. and was contained to one building, destroying each of the units. Several vehicles parked near the burning building were also damaged.

Firefighters noticed heavy smoke and half of the building on fire when they arrived on the scene. While battling the fire, a cinder block wall collapsed outward and landed on two firefighters. The firefighters were quickly pulled from the fallen debris by the captain, crew members, and a Murfreesboro Police Department officer.

Fire Marshal’s Office investigators will be looking into the cause.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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