CUMBERLAND, MD - One person and two firefighters were injured in a house fire in Cumberland Friday.
About 16 units were called to a home on Maryland Avenue around 2:30 p.m. Emergency dispatchers say the person injured jumped from the second floor to escape the flames.
It took firefighters almost two hours to get the flames under control.
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THEY SAY MOST OF THE HOME BURGLARIES HAPPEN DURING THE DAY WHEN PEOPLE ARE AT WORK - BUT THE BURGLAR WILL FIRST KNOCK TO SEE IF YOU'RE HOME. IF YOU DO ANSWER YOUR DOOR -- THEY'LL MAKE SMALL TALK AND MAY EVEN PRETEND TO SELL YOU SOMETHING. POLICE SAY YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF ANY SUSPICIOUS CARS OR ANYTHING THAT SEEMS OUT OF PLACE. IF YOU NOTICE SOMETHING'S NOT RIGHT -- CALL POLICE.