By Ron Zeitlinger, The Jersey Journal:
A Jersey City firefighter and a battalion chief were injured battling a two-alarm blaze on Clinton Avenue Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
The fire was reported at approximately 4:30 p.m. at what appeared to a vacant or abandoned building at 241 Clinton and quickly went to a second alarm.
The blaze caused damage to the building next door, which was occupied, Jersey City spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione said.
A firefighter suffered steam burns to his leg and a battalion chief was also injured. Details on the battalion chief’s injuries were not immediately available.
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