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2 hurt in Md. fire truck crash

Two women were injured in a crash Monday involving a vehicle and a fire truck in the District Heights area, authorities said.

About 4 p.m., Prince George's firefighters were called to investigate smoke inside a house on Walker Mill Road, authorities said. On the way, the firefighters were involved in a crash with a vehicle at Addison Road South and Ronald Road.

Two women in a vehicle were transported to the hospital for a "checkup of possible injuries," authorities said. The five firefighters aboard the truck were not hurt.

Another fire truck handled the original call, which turned out to be a malfunction in the home's heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system, authorities said.

-- Matt Zapotosky

By Washington Post Editors  |  July 13, 2010; 7:38 AM ET
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety , Matt Zapotosky , Pr. George's , Traffic Accidents  
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