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Baltimore firefighter falls through roof at recycling plant fire

The firefighter landed on paper and was transported to a hospital


Photo/Baltimore City Fire Department

By Leila Merrill

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore City Fire Department firefighter fell through the roof of a one-story recycling plant Wednesday afternoon, the department said.

Firefighters were performing exterior operations when the firefighter fell through the roof, landing on paper recycling material below, according to CBS News.

Firefighters rescued the member, who was transported in stable condition to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.