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Firefighter Injured While Battling House Fire

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(Credit: AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

(Credit: AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

GLENN DALE, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County fire officials say a firefighter has been injured while battling a house fire in Glenn Dale.

Authorities say the firefighter fell through a hole in the floor of the home and was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries Monday.

Firefighters were called to the house fire in the 12600-block of Hillmeade Station Drive in Glenn Dale about 6 p.m. Authorities say the first floor of the home partially collapsed during the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Officials say the home was reported to be vacant.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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