Three Women, Two Firefighters Hurt In Baltimore Blaze

View Comments
Three women were hurt, one critically, in a Baltimore house fire. (credit: Rick Boone/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Three women were hurt, one critically, in a Baltimore house fire. (credit: Rick Boone/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Latest News

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

UPDATE: March 6, 2014 8:36 a.m.

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — Two women hung outside a window trying to escape a fire that injured five people in northeast Baltimore early Thursday morning.

Firefighters discovered the women dangling as they arrived at the burning duplex in the 2900 block of Glendale Avenue around 4 a.m. They were able to use ladders to bring the women safely to the ground.

Both have been taken to Bayview Burn Center with non-life threatening injuries.

A third woman was discovered unconscious when firefighters were searching the house, Baltimore fire officials say. CPR was performed at the home and she was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Two firefighters were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to WNEW reporter Rick Boone.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The charred home in Baltimore where three women and two firefighters were hurt during an early morning fire. (credit: Rick Boone/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

The charred home in Baltimore where three women and two firefighters were hurt during an early morning fire. (credit: Rick Boone/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Follow WNEW on Twitter.

More From Maryland

(TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,655 other followers