Smoky fire at Wakefield home sends one firefighter to the hospital, officials say

Crews battled a smoky fire at a Wakefield home Friday morning.

Firefighters responded to a residence on Forest Street and were met with flames and heavy smoke conditions, according to a spokesperson from the Wakefield Fire Department.

Arriving crews searched the home and found no one inside.

A second alarm was ordered for mutual aid, and the fire was quickly knocked down.

One firefighter was transported to an area hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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