Firefighter injured in overnight house fire in McCreary County

A  firefighter is in the hospital after an overnight house fire in McCreary County.

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MCCREARY COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A developing story out of McCreary County, a firefighter is in the hospital after an overnight house fire.

Officials say the fire started late Friday night, on Water Plant road. Pine Knott volunteer fire department says the firefighter was with the Whitley City Fire Department and was driving by when he saw the house on fire.

We're told the firefighter ran inside the home to see if anyone inside needed help. Officials say the man was injured badly by the fire.

The fire is still under investigation and the name and condition of the injured firefighter have not been released.

WKYT will have the latest information on this developing story as it becomes available.

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