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.
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