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Firefighter injured in apartment fire in stable condition

(WMC-TV) - A firefighter fell through the floor while battling an apartment fire early Tuesday morning.

The fire started around 1:30 a.m. at the Lakeview Apartments on Winchester Park Circle.

The firefighter fell through the second floor. He is recovering at The MED and is in stable condition.

Eight to 10 apartment units were damaged in the fire. One of the buildings is vacant, but other people do live in the complex.

Investigators believe the fire was set intentionally in the kitchen of one of the apartments.

Residents say there have been several fires at the apartment complex within the last two years. Two or three of those fires happened in 2012.

Officials have not said whether Tuesday morning's fire is connected to previous fires at the same apartment complex.

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