MANASSAS, Va. — A town house fire in Virginia has injured three people, including two firefighters rescued after calling mayday while battling the blaze.

Media outlets report that fire broke out early Thursday at a town house in Manassas.

Prince William County Fire Department spokesman Battalion Chief Thomas Jarman says crews arrived to find fire showing from a two story middle-of-the-row townhome.

Two firefighters who went into the burning building called mayday and were pulled from the structure. The firefighters and a third person were taken to a hospital with minor burns that aren’t considered life-threatening.

Officials say six homes were damaged and 12 residents and their pets were displaced. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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