Firefighter Injured During Training on Randall's Island, FDNY Says

By Ben Fractenberg on July 11, 2013 1:01pm 

 A firefighter was injured on Randall's Island Thursday morning, July 11, 2013.
A firefighter was injured on Randall's Island Thursday morning, July 11, 2013.
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RANDALL'S ISLAND — A firefighter was injured on Randall's Island during a training exercise Thursday morning, the fire department said.

The injury happened about 10:55 a.m. on the island, where the FDNY has training facilities and their fire academy. The firefighter, who is active and was not going through the academy, suffered "non life-threatening" injuries, the fire department added.

He was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital, officials said.

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