Firefighter has minor injury in Westfield fire

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A Westfield firefighter suffered a minor hand injury while fighting a fire in the 300 block of North Union Street. 

Crews arrived on the scene shortly before noon to find fire showing from the back of the house. 

Firefighters safely entered the home and focused their efforts on extinguishing the flames. During their search they learned no one was in the home.

While trying to control the fire, a firefighter suffered a slight hand injury. He was transported and treated at Riverview Hospital. He has since been released. There were no other injuries. 


The cause of the fire is under investigation. The total damage is estimated at $60,000. 
The Noblesville, Carmel and Fishers Fire Departments all assisted.