1 firefighter hurt as flames burn through businesses on Staten Island

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At least one firefighter was injured while battling a fire that tore through a row of businesses on Staten Island early Thursday.

BULLS HEAD, Staten Island (WABC) -- At least one firefighter was injured while battling a fire that tore through a row of businesses on Staten Island early Thursday.

Flames broke out inside a supermarket on Victory Boulevard in the Bulls Head section just after 2 a.m.

The fire quickly spread to four other businesses, including a Mexican restaurant and a bagel shop.

It took about two hours for firefighters to get the fire under control.

A firefighter was taken to Staten Island University Hospital North with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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