One firefighter injured in shop fire

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DES MOINES, Iowa – A metro firefighter is in the hospital today after fending off an auto shop fire.

Rescue crews were called to Don’s Auto and Tire shop located at 1420 Hartford Avenue in Des Moines around 9:30 AM.

The Des Moines Fire Department tells Local 5 that the know the fire started after a car that shop mechanics were working on ignited on fire.

The department says their biggest concern was the wind spreading the flames throughout the shop.

We know that one firefighter is injured and was taken to Mercy Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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