Firefighter Injured in D.C. Brush Fire

04/16/2012
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 (http://wapo.st/IqWi8l), 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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