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High Power Electric Line In Baltimore Shocks 2 People

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Two people have been hospitalized in critical condition after they made contact with a high-power electric line in Baltimore Tuesday afternoon, city fire officials said.

The two people, reportedly a contractor and the homeowner, were electrocuted as they were raising a ladder to work on a home.

Units responded at 3:17 p.m. to the 3800 block of Primrose Avenue, where the two were found in cardiac arrest. They were hospitalized in critical condition, but officials said their current condition is unknown.

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