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House fire in West Baltimore sends 2 to hospital

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 9:32am  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) - Two people have been injured in a fire that broke out in a Baltimore home.

Firefighters were called to the home on Belleview Avenue around 6 a.m. Tuesday. Fire department spokesman Kevin Cartwright says two people suffered burns in the blaze. One person had more serious injuries. They were taken to a hospital for treatment.

When firefighters arrived, they found flames had extended throughout the three- story home. No firefighters were injured.

Cartwright says the fire was mostly out by 6:45 a.m., but firefighters were still extinguishing hot spots.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.


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