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Firemen hurt in Saturday house fire

August 22, 2011

Smoke billows from an abandoned six-bedroom home on Etna Road Saturday night. — Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott

COLUMBIA CITY — Two firefighters were injured during the aftermath of a fire at an abandoned house Saturday night.
Chad Jahn and Carl Freewalt, both assigned to the Thorncreek Township Fire Department, were dismantling the ceiling of the fire-damaged house on Etna Road when the ceiling collapsed, injuring both firefighters, according to Township Fire Chief Adam Hurley.
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