UPDATE @ 8:00 a.m., Point out Fireplace Marshal unveiled the subsequent info. “State Hearth Marshals are on the scene of an overnight fire investigation in Lexington Park involving two deaths.
Bay District Volunteer Hearth Division and encompassing departments responded to a get in touch with for a property hearth in the 21700 block of Cabot Position. Two adult victims have been afterwards learned inside of.
The victims, recognized as a male in his late 50s and a female in her early 60s.
The victims were transported to the Business of the Main Health care Examiner in Baltimore to identify the exact bring about of loss of life and where they will be positively identified.
Deputy Condition Fire Marshals remain on the scene and have confirmed the fireplace originated in the basement. St. Mary’s Metropolitan Fee, the community water and sanitary office, is assisting with taking away numerous feet of drinking water, so investigators can safely enter the household and start off investigating the bring about.
A joint investigation among the law enforcement agency owning jurisdiction and the Business office of the Condition Fire Marshal is regular running process any time a lethal fire takes place.
Additional facts will be released as it turns into out there.”
3/20/2023: On Monday, March 20, 2023, at somewhere around 1:19 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Valley Lee, and Hollywood responded to 21708 Cabot Position in Lexington Park, for the described dwelling on hearth with several victims trapped.
Firefighters arrived on the scene to locate a two-tale home with smoke showing from the to start with and 2nd flooring.
Crews from Bay District alongside with NAS Patuxent River deployed various hose lines and ladders and started out to carry out fireplace suppression and lookups of the home.
Firefighters located fireplace through the total basement with extensions into the very first floor with significant heat, very low visibility and hoarding ailments. Though teams searched the residence, firefighters situated just one unconscious victims on the next ground.
A second alarm was sounded at 1:35 a.m., which alerted firefighters from Hollywood, Valley Lee, Leonardtown, Mechanicsville, Solomons, St. Leonard and Ridge.
One sufferer was taken out from the second story window in which crisis medical staff rendered daily life preserving steps and transported the target to an region healthcare facility with CPR in development and lifetime-threatening accidents.
The next target was located in an upstairs bed room and taken off from the home exactly where they later on have been pronounced deceased on the scene.
A number of firefighters experienced injuries and burns, however, none had been transported by ems.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Business, Maryland Point out Law enforcement and Office of The Maryland State Hearth Marshal responded to assist. The lead to of the fireplace is under investigation.
Updates will be provided when they come to be out there.