Officer, neighbor rescue woman from fire

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ESSEX, Md. (AP) — Three people were injured in a house fire in Essex, including a woman was rescued by a neighbor and a police officer.

Authorities say the fire was reported about 9 a.m. Tuesday in a two-story, single-family home. The rescued woman told Baltimore County police that she heard a loud noise and saw fire and shattered windows.

The rescued woman, a police officer and a firefighter were injured and taken to local hospitals. None of the injuries is believed to be life-threatening.

Police are trying to determine if an incendiary device was involved in the blaze.

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