AKRON -- An Akron Firefighter is recovering after being injured while battling a house fire.

It happened on the 400 block of Bell Street just after midnight. When fire crews arrived, heavy smoke and fire was coming out of the home.

Several Akron fire engines were dispatched to put out the fire. Only one firefighter suffered minor burns. He was transported to the hospital for evaluation.

The arson unit is investigating the cause of the fire. The home was vacant.