1 hurt in Youngstown fire

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Firefighters were called just before 8:30 p.m. Friday to a house on Ridge Avenue

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – One person was hurt in a fire in Youngstown on Friday.

Firefighters were called just before 8:30 p.m. to a house on Ridge Avenue.

Heavy smoke was seen coming from the roof of the house.

Battalion Chief Charlie Smith said an 85-year-old man was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. Firefighters rescued him from the roof of the house, where he climbed to escape.

Crews were able to put the fire out quickly.

Ridge Avenue is closed near Hillman Street.

A fire investigator was called to the scene.

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