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Woman, 4 Kids Injured After Jumping to Escape Fire

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EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) - Fire officials in Harford County say a woman and four children were injured after they jumped from the third floor of a townhouse to escape a fire.

The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company says firefighters were called to the townhouse on Eloise Lane in Edgewood before 3 a.m. Friday for a report of smoke.

As firefighters approached the home, officials say they found a woman who had jumped from the third floor into the front yard and four children also jumped from the third floor. The woman was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and the four children were taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital's pediatric trauma center.

Officials say it took firefighters about 40 minutes to control the blaze and one firefighter was treated for a minor injury and released.

 

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