You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Red Sox Live

4

6

▲  7th Inning 2 outs

ANDOVER

4 escape blaze in Andover house; firefighter injured in fall on ice

Continue reading below

Fire officials are seeking the cause of a two-alarm blaze in the basement of a house early Friday. One firefighter was injured in a fall on ice while battling the blaze, Fire Chief Michael B. Mansfield said. Smoke was billowing from the structure when firefighters arrived just before 7 a.m., Mansfield said. One firefighter slipped on ice and was hurt, Mansfield said. The injured firefighter was treated at Lawrence General Hospital. The four residents of the house were unharmed, and the fire was brought under control within a half-hour, Mansfield said. The cause is under investigation.

Loading comments...

Wake up with today's top stories.

Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
or
Please enter a valid email
BostonGlobe.com will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com