A McDonald’s fire leaves two firefighters injured

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PEORIA, Ill.– Peoria Firefighter/Paramedics responded to a structural fire at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Upon arrival, crews found smoke coming from the roof area and the main floor at the McDonlad’s located at 627 N. Western Ave. The air handling unit on the roof was on fire and crews were able to put out the fire with extinguishers.

While no civilians were injured during the fire, two firefighters were taken to a local hospital for injuries. One firefighter suffered an inhalation injury and the other firefighter fell 6 feet off a ladder trying to help the injured firefighter down.

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