Boy Killed in Md. Apartment Fire Identified

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. — Authorities in Montgomery County are identifying a four-year-old boy killed in a two-alarm fire at a Montgomery Village apartment complex.

Officials say Lancelot Quarshie died in the fire at the Cider Mill Apartments on Lost Knife Circle on Wednesday. A fire spokesman says three others, including two children, were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Investigators say the fire was accidental. Damage is estimated at more than $1 million. The Red Cross and apartment complex management are helping more than 40 people who were displaced by the blaze.

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