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Firefighter hurt battling Halethorpe house fire

Tuesday - 8/27/2013, 8:02am  ET

HALETHORPE, Md. (AP) - Baltimore County fire officials say a firefighter was injured while battling a house fire in Halethorpe.

Firefighters called to a home on Hammonds Ferry Road early Tuesday found flames through the roof of the home. As crews began put out the fire, officials say one firefighter ran into some kind of trouble. The firefighter in distress was found and taken to Shock Trauma in Baltimore with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening.

It took firefighters about an hour to control the fire. The cause is still under investigation.

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