Firefighter injured while battling fire in Providence

Crews respond to a house fire on Benefit Street, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — A firefighter was injured while battling a fire in Providence on Friday.

The Providence Fire Department responded at about 9 a.m. to calls of smoke showing from a home on Benefit Street.

Deputy Assistant Chief Steve Capracotta said the homeowners weren’t home at the time of the fire.

The firefighter was taken to the hospital with a minor shoulder injury, according to Capracotta.

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