Woman critically injured after fire in the Hilltop neighborhood

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person has been hospitalized with critical injuries after a fire Wednesday afternoon in the Hilltop neighborhood in southwest Columbus.

Columbus Division of Fire chief Jeffrey Geitter said that crews were called to 2419 West Broad Street at 12:12 p.m. for a working fire. The blaze was in a two-story building and was classified as a three-alarm fire, the highest on the fire department’s scale of severity.

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    NBC4 Photo/Mike Klug
  • NBC4 Photo/Mike Klug
    NBC4 Photo/Mike Klug

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The building has businesses on the first floor and apartments on the second floor. As crews battled the fire, a woman was rescued from the second floor. She was taken to OSU Wexner Medical Center in critical condition, per Columbus fire.

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