By Samantha House, Syracuse.com:
An early morning house fire on Syracuse’s Near West Side has left a firefighter hurt and four residents critically injured.
The Syracuse Fire Department rushed to 253 Fitch St. around 3:15 a.m. after a caller reported a fire. When firefighters arrived, they found a heavy fire engulfing the two-story home.
Five people were home when the fire started, said Syracuse District Fire Chief George Cowburn.
Four of the residents were injured and taken to the hospital, Cowburn said. He did not have an update on the condition of the victims.
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