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One firefighter injured in house fire

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MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - One firefighter was injured after a Memphis family's home went up in flames Monday night.

A Whitehaven home, near Hester Road and Lexie Drive, caught fire around 8 p.m.

The injured firefighter was transported with a hand injury. He is in stable condition.

Investigators said the fire was started by a faulty water heater in the garage.

The family had just left for Wal-Mart and was not home at the time of the fire. The Red Cross is providing assistance for the family.

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