MD Firefighters In Critical Condition After Ambushed During Welfare Check

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Two firefighters are in critical condition, one in extra critical, after being ambushed in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C.

Firefighters were responding to a welfare check at a single-family home in Temple Hills when they were shot as they approached the dwelling Friday night. Prince George’s County Fire/EMS spokesman Mark Brady said details of the shooting are unclear and one other person, thought to be a civilian, was also shot.

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One of the firefighters was flown to a shock trauma center.

Officials say a police investigation is underway and the understanding is that a suspect is in custody.

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This is a developing story. Check back for more details.

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