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One rescued from apartment fire in Greenbelt (Photos)

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 10:14pm  ET

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One man was rescued in the Greenbelt fire, which caused $250,000 in damage. (PGFD)
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WASHINGTON - As cold, snowy weather turned to rain Wednesday afternoon, firefighters in Prince George's County battled a 2-alarm fire and rescued one person.

Firefighters were alerted to the fire around 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 26 at 9133 Edmonston Terrace in Greenbelt. When they arrived, they were able to rescue a man from the 3rd floor of the rear of the apartment building. He wasn't injured.

The fire brought out 50 firefighters and medics and took about 30 minutes to extinguish. A MayDay was declared by one firefighter when he was separated from his crew - but he was immediately located and wasn't injured.

All 30 apartments, with 21 occupied, were displaced. Damage was estimated at $250,000.

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