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Firefighter injured while battling D.C. brush fire

Monday - 4/16/2012, 1:09pm  ET

WASHINGTON - Authorities say a firefighter was injured while battling a brush fire in southeast Washington that burned one acre of land.

Officials say firefighters were called to the fire in a wooded area at Pennsylvania Avenue and Branch Avenue just before 7 p.m. Sunday.

One firefighter was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. No other injuries were reported.

There was no damage to any homes or structures.


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