Firefighters rescue 75-year-old from 2-alarm fire
75 firefighters fought the single-story house fire for about an hour
By Ben Weathers
CROWNSVILLE, Md. — A two-alarm house fire Monday evening in Crownsville sent a 75-year-old man to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and displaced three other residents, county fire officials said.
Firefighters were dispatched to the 1300 block of Generals Highway shortly before 6:30 p.m. The first units to arrive reported smoke coming from the rear of the single-story home, fire department spokesman Division Chief Michael Cox said.
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Recommended for you
Join the discussion
The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of FireRescue1.com or its staff. If you cannot see comments, try disabling privacy and ad blocking plugins in your browser. All comments must comply with our Member Commenting Policy.