Three fire departments battle blaze on Madison Avenue


LAKEWOOD -- Two firefighters were injured battling a fire on Madison Ave. early Saturday morning.

Fire crews were dispatched around 6:30 to a vacant building near Mars Ave. where a fire had started in the basement and spread quickly to the above floors.

Lakewood, Rocky River and Fairview Park fire departments were all dispatched to the scene.

Both injured firefighters were taken to Lakewood Hospital. One was treated for minor burns. The other was treated for muscle strain. Their injuries are not considered serious.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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