Three firefighters injured in West Baltimore fire

Three firefighters were injured in a fire at a row house in West Baltimore on Wednesday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.

The firefighters were each burned in the one-alarm blaze in the 2100 block of W. North Avenue, said Chief Kevin Cartwright, a department spokesman.

One firefighter suffered a first-degree burn to his face and ear, Cartwright said. Another suffered a second-degree burn to the left side of his face, and the third suffered a second-degree burn to his right cheek, he said.

Their injuries are considered non-life-threatening, but all were transported to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center burn unit, Cartwright said.

How the firefighters were burned was not immediately available.

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene just before 9:30 a.m. and brought the fire under control at 10:45 a.m., Cartwright said.

No cause has been determined.

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