UPDATE @ 8:00 a.m., State Fire Marshal released the following information. “State Fire Marshals are on the scene of an overnight fire investigation in Lexington Park involving two deaths. Bay District Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments responded to a call for a house fire in the 21700 block of Cabot Place. Two adult victims were later discovered inside. The victims, identified as a male in his late 50s and a female in her early 60s. The victims were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore to determine the exact cause of death and where they will be positively identified. Deputy State Fire Marshals remain on the scene and have confirmed the fire originated within the basement. St. Mary’s Metropolitan Commission, the local water and sanitary department, is assisting with removing several feet of water, so investigators can safely enter the home and begin investigating the cause. A joint investigation between the police agency having jurisdiction and the Office of the State Fire Marshal is standard operating procedure whenever a fatal fire occurs. More information will be released as it becomes available.” 3/20/2023: On Monday, March 20, 2023, at approximately 1:19 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, […]
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