Philadelphia firefighter injured battling house fire in East Oak Lane

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A firefighter was injured while battling a house fire in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.

The fire began around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday on the 6500 block of N. 11th Street.

Arriving fire crews were met with heavy flames coming from the roof.

Chopper 6 was over the scene as firefighters sprayed water from the roof.

Crews were able to place the fire under control.

Authorities said one firefighter suffered a non-life-threatening injury, but no further details were released.

A cause of the fire is under investigation.
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