DC FF injured stopping dog attack at fire

Firefighters held down two dogs that were attacking people while crews battled a blaze


By Laura French

WASHINGTON — A Washington D.C. firefighter was injured while stopping two dogs from attacking people at a fire scene. 

D.C. Fire and EMS crews were battling a blaze when firefighters threw their bodies over the animals to stop them from attacking, according to FOX 5 DC

One firefighter and a civilian were transported following the incident; officials said their injuries were not life-threatening. 

The dogs have been quarantined and the Humane Rescue Alliance is investigating the incident.

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