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Firefighter hurt in Clearwater business fire

The business is said to be empty at the time of the fire.
Credit: Clearwater Fire and Rescue Department

CLEARWATER, Fla. — A firefighter who responded to a fire at Green Benches and More was taken to the hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries, Clearwater Public Safety said.

They are expected to be treated and released from Morton Plant Hospital.

The call about the fire came in around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the business located at 528 S. Missouri Ave., Public Safety said. Law enforcement says the business was empty at the time of the fire.

Northbound Missouri Avenue has reopened to traffic, while the southbound lanes should open soon.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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