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Posted at 3:59 PM ET, 10/ 4/2010

One dead in Laurel house fire

By Washington Post editors

UPDATE:
Prince George's County fire investigators have begun a probe into what caused a Laurel house fire that killed a female Monday, authorities said.

The fire occurred about 3:30 p.m. in the 6700 block of Brooklyn Bridge Road, authorities said. Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from a one-story home and fire in the basement. After extinguishing the blaze, firefighters found a female dead in the basement.

Officials have not yet identified the victim. The cause of the fire is also under investigation.

-- Matt Zapotosky

3:59 p.m.
One person is dead in a house fire in Laurel, authorities said.

The fire, in the 6700 block of Brooklyn Bridge Road in the Laurel area, is ongoing. Mark Brady, a spokesman for the Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department, tweeted minutes ago that the fire had a "civilian fatality."

Updates will be provided as they become available.

--Matt Zapotosky

By Washington Post editors  | October 4, 2010; 3:59 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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