RUSH TOWNSHIP, Pa. --
Nearly 80 firefighters from Centre, Blair and Clearfield Counties were called out to battle a fast moving brush fire that tore across 30 acres in Rush Township Monday afternoon.
Fire officials on scene told WJAC-TV that a man suffered leg and burn injuries in the blaze; it's unclear if the victim is a firefighter or a resident.
First responders reported seeing 20-foot-high flames in the woods behind the Sandy Ridge Sportsman's Club near Route 350 just after 2 p.m.
An airplane capable of carrying 800 gallons of water and retardant made several drops on the brush fire.
Investigators are working to determine if the fire was intentionally set.
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