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Firefighters battle blaze at Maryland townhouses

A house in Columbia, Maryland is seen going up in flames, Wednesday, September 23, 2015.

CBS Baltimore

COLUMBIA, Md. -- Firefighters battled a fire late Wednesday that spread to several townhouses in Columbia, Maryland.

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services tweeted that 911 callers reported hearing an explosion in the 12000 block of Sleepy Horse Lane Wednesday night. The department says arriving crews found at least one townhouse fully engulfed in flames.

Video obtained by CBS Baltimore shows the fire.

Officials reported a Baltimore Gas and Electric employee injured. They also said at least one person was rescued from one of the townhouses.
No other information was available.