Maryland Firefighter Falls Off Responding Engine

A 20-year-old volunteer firefighter is in stable condition after falling from a fire engine.


FAIRMOUNT HEIGHTS, Md. --

Prince George's County Fire Battalion Chief Denice Dickens says that the man fell at about 2 p.m. Sunday while firefighters were responding to a house fire at Addison Road and 60th Avenue.

The man, who was from the Chapel Oaks volunteer fire department, was flown to Prince George's Hospital Center as a precautionary measure and was being evaluated.

The cause of the fall is being investigated.

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