2 firefighters injured in Camden Co. fire

MERCHANTVILLE, N.J. - July 9, 2012

The fire broke out around 10:15 p.m. in a single family home located along the 100 block of East Maple Avenue.

Arriving fire crews reported heavy fire and thick smoke billowing from the two story house.

One of the injured firefighters suffered a head injury; the other, who appeared conscious and alert, suffered unspecified, non-life-threatening injuries.

Both have been taken to Cooper University Hospital for care.

Reports indicate the homeowners were not home at the time.

There is no word on a cause.

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