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Sister firefighters injured battling brush fire

Bradley and Sellers were both injured fighting a brush fire. (Source: Facebook) Bradley and Sellers were both injured fighting a brush fire. (Source: Facebook)
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Two female firefighters were injured while battling a brush fire in Lauderdale County Monday.

Crews said the fire broke out on Jacksonburg Road Monday afternoon.

Sisters Leslie Sellers with the Mid-Lauderdale Volunteer Fire Department and Michaela Bradley with the Underwood-Petersville Fire Department were both injured. Sellers was treated for an injured leg and Bradley was treated for smoke inhalation and exhaustion.

Officials said others may have been treated for exhaustion, but they were not taken to the hospital.

Their injuries were not life threatening.

The fire was extinguished around 5 p.m. the cause of the fire is unclear at this time.

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