A firefighter was injured on Thursday during a recruit training exercise.
According to Providence Fire Department Spokeswoman Lindsay Lague, firefighter recruit Richard Rand was injured during the training.
The training exercise took place in New Haven
Rand is a recruit for the Providence Fire Department Training Academy.
His injuries are non-life threatening and he was brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital.
According to Paul Doughty, the Providence Fire Department union president, he believes Rand slipped and fell off a ladder.
The academy just started on Monday with approximately 80 recruits. Thursday was the first day the recruits were using the facility in New Haven.
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