5 Macon-Bibb firefighters taken to hospital after fire on High Street

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Five Macon-Bibb firefighters were taken to the hospital Wednesday night after battling a fire on High Street in Macon.

According to Macon-Bibb Fire Chief Marvin Riggins, two homes caught fire around 9 p.m. and the fire moved on to a third home.

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Chief Riggins said two of the homes were occupied, but everyone got out safely.

Chief Riggins said five firefighters were taken to Medical Center Navicent Health. He says all of them were conscious and alert. At 4 Thursday morning, Chief Riggins said he expected the firefighters to be released from the hospital Thursday morning.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.



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