A firefighter was reportedly injured while fighting a Sunday morning (January 12) blaze in Caldwell County. According to published reports, the fire broke out at a home on Sheriff's Road near Lenoir shortly before 8 a.m. The home sustained heavy damage, nobody was in the residence when firefighters arrived. A firefighter was hurt when a set of steps reportedly gave way. He was treated and released from the hospital. Investigators were seeking information on the occupants of the home.