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Mayday: Md. firefighter injured in roof collapse

The firefighter was transported to a trauma center with burn injuries

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Photo/Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department

By Laura French

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. — A Maryland firefighter was injured in a roof collapse at a house fire on Sunday morning.

Prince George’s County Fire/EMS officials said a mayday was called when the roof collapsed at the two-story, single-family home. The injured firefighter was transported to a trauma center with burns.

Firefighter first arrived at the scene at about 4 a.m. and found flames showing from an attached garage at the home. Two residents were able to self-evacuate and are receiving assistance from the Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management.

The fire was extinguished by about 5:45 a.m. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.