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Gastonia firefighters injured in blaze

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Fire engulfs a two-story home in Gastonia on Thursday night.
Fire engulfs a two-story home in Gastonia on Thursday night. Photo provided by the Gastonia Fire Department

A collapsed ceiling injured two Gastonia firefighters Thursday night.

The firefighters, who were battling a house fire on Courtland Drive in Gastonia, were taken to Caromont Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported, according to a Gastonia Fire Department release. Several dogs were rescued.

Twenty-five people and six apparatus fought the fire, which broke out in a two-story home.

The Gastonia Fire Department’s Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the blaze.

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