Just after 2:30pm today Hazleton City Fire, EMS, and HPD responded to 900 North Laurel Street for a report of a working structure fire.
The individual who reported the fire to 911 stated that smoke was seen coming from the home which prompted them to open a door causing heavy smoke and flames to come out from the doorway.
As always, Hazleton City Fire responded and extinguished the fire quickly.
while at the scene, a firefighter suffered an ankle injury which required transport to Lehigh Valley Hospital via Medic 11. The extent of the firefighter's injury is currently unknown.