Firefighter Injured in D.C. Brush Fire

A firefighter suffered nonlife-threatening injuries while battling a brush fire Sunday in southeast Washington, D.C. No homes or other structures were damaged, according to an Associated Press report (, and no other injuries were reported. One acre of land was burned. For more on wildland-urban firefighting, consider Wildland Urban Interface : Ensuring the "Defensibility" of Defensible Space, THE WILDLAND INTERFACE : IMPACT ON LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS, and Wildland fire and urban interface : Three things you can do now.

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