Fire damages home in Takoma Park, injures a firefighter

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (WJLA) - A fire damaged a home in Takoma Park, Maryland early Friday morning.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue units arrived at a home in the 6500 block of Kansas Lane just before 6 a.m. to visible flames shooting from the roof of the three-level home.

The person who owns the home was not present at the time of the fire, according to a spokesperson for the fire department.

There were no civilian injuries. A firefighter was later sent to a local medical center to receive treatment for a minor burn.

The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.