3 killed hospitalized in critical condition after overnight Brooklyn Park fire

| February 10, 2015 | 2 Comments

brooklyn parkUPDATE 8:27am:  Three occupants rescued from an early morning Brooklyn Park dwelling fire have been pronounced dead at local hospitals.

Just before 2:40 this morning firefighters were dispatched for a reported dwelling fire in the 100 block of Hilltop Road West. The first arriving units encountered heavy fire from a two story, single family dwelling. Firefighters immediately made entry and removed three unconscious patients from the dwelling. The patients, a 57 year old female, a 19 year old male and a 17 year old male were all transported to local hospitals where they were pronounced dead.

Investigators from the Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit are on the scene and the investigation into the fire is active and ongoing.

Source: AACoFD

Three people were critically injured early this morning when a fire ripped through their home in the 100 block of Hilltop Drive in Brooklyn Park.  Crews were called to the scene just after 2:30am and arrived to see flames from the rear of the 1.5 story building. One victim was removed virtually immediately and two others were discovered and removed by 3:00am.

According to Captain Russ Davies, PIO for the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, a 54 year-old female, a 19 year-old male, and a 17 year-old male were transported in critical condition.

Anne Arundel 1st Alert is reporting that sources have told them that two of the victims have died.

An official release from the fire department is expected later this morning.

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