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Firefighter hurt battling Upper East Side blaze
NEW YORK (WABC) -- A New York City firefighter is in stable condition after being injured while battling a huge fire on the Upper East Side Tuesday morning.
The blaze broke out on the second and third floors of a building on Lexington Avenue and East 62nd Street around 7:30 a.m.
EMS says firefighters were trying to extinguish the flames when one of them placed a mayday call at 8:45.
The firefighter was rushed to Cornell Hospital, where he was awake and alert.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
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