Weymouth: Firefighter taken to hospital after 2-alarm blaze

A Weymouth firefighter was hospitalized Friday after two-alarm blaze.

Weymouth Fire Capt. Steven Murray says they got the call just before noon for a kitchen fire at 11 Randall Ave.

“The fire extended into in kitchen walls and up into the attic. We struck a second alarm, and that gets resources from other towns: Quincy Braintree, Randolph, Hingham, etc.,” said Capt. Murray.

The fire was knocked down in about two hours– a preliminary damage assessment was not immediately available.

The Weymouth firefighter was taken to the hospital with with what was described as a serious medical condition.

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