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Baltimore City

Two firefighters injured in two separate Baltimore two-alarm fires on Wednesday

Two firefighters were injured in two separate two-alarm fires Wednesday, fire officials said.

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Baltimore Fire Department Chief spokesman Roman L. Clark said firefighters were called just after 4 p.m. to the 5200 block of Reisterstown Road.

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When firefighters arrived in the Woodmere neighborhood, heavy fire and smoke were showing from the second floor and roof, Clark said. The incident commander quickly called a second alarm.

Clark said the fire started in a vacant home and spread on each side to occupied homes. He said one firefighter was transported to a hospital with minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation..

Shortly after, firefighters were sent to the 1200 block of West North Avenue.

Flames engulfed three rowhomes, one of which was vacant. One firefighter sustained minor injuries and was transported to a hospital, Clark said.


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