OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Two firefighters were hospitalized after they were injured while responding to a heavy house fire in Ocean City Tuesday morning, the Ocean City Fire Department said.

One firefighter was flown to a trauma center for burns and smoke inhalation, and the second firefighter sustained a shoulder injury. The condition of the pair is unknown, but officials said the injuries are non life-threatening.

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OCFD responded shortly before 2 a.m. to the blaze at the 12000 block of South Harbor Road. The fire was showing from a single-story house with a large attached garage.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office.

OC Fire Department

OC Fire Department


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