Firefighter falls from roof battling Essex fire - 7News Boston WHDH-TV

Firefighter falls from roof battling Essex fire

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ESSEX, Mass. (WHDH) - A firefighter fell from a roof battling a 3-alarm residential structure fire in Essex early Saturday morning.

He was taken by helicopter to a Boston area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Officials say the fire on Cogswell Court started on the front porch and was caused by embers from a charcoal grill. Responders got to the scene at around 11:45 Friday night.

No other injuries have been reported.

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