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Firefighter struck by debris in 'suspicious' Clearwater blaze

CLEARWATER — A "suspicious" fire is under investigation after a blaze broke out Sunday at a duplex, authorities said.

Four people were at home when the fire began about 3 p.m. at 1001 Amble Lane.

Clearwater Fire & Rescue responded to the scene, where one of the occupants suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to Morton Plant Hospital.

Falling debris burned a firefighter who went to a walk-in clinic for treatment.

The structure sustained major damage, with flames going through the roof.

Clearwater police were called to the scene, and an investigation into the cause was underway.

Firefighter struck by debris in 'suspicious' Clearwater blaze 09/15/13 [Last modified: Sunday, September 15, 2013 8:28pm]

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