Ladder Falls, Hits N.H. FF's Head

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ROCHESTER, N.H. --A fire was called to two alarms and a firefighter was injured Saturday morning at an industrial park in Rochester.

Firefighters were called to a facility on Amarosa Drive at about 10 a.m. Officials said the fire spread to several units, causing extensive damage to at least one unit, Granite State Plating. The rest of the building sustained smoke damage.

Crews called the second alarm upon discovering that the flames spread to the one-story building's attic.

Officials said a firefighter was injured when wind blew over a ladder that struck the helmeted firefighter on the head. The unidentified firefighter was taken to Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester for observation. No other injuries were reported.

The building was not occupied at the time of the fire, officials said.

The cause remains under investigation and it is not believed to be suspicious. Fire officials said investigators need to conduct several more interviews before a final cause can be determined. 

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