Firefighter injured while fighting blaze at Covington Pike businesses

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A firefighter was injured on the job while fighting a commercial fire in Raleigh early Thursday morning.

The firefighter is expected to be okay, but he had to be transported to the Regional Medical Center for a shoulder injury.

According to officials, his crew was called to the Covington Pike Center at the corner of Raleigh Lagrange after a restaurant went up in flames. That building along with several other businesses sustained moderate to severe damage.

The cause of the fire was determined to be an electrical malfunction.

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