HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland are investigating after two people died in unrelated house fires in two counties.
The State Fire Marshall’s office issued a news release saying firefighters responded early Saturday to a fire at a two-story house in Kent County.
Firefighters said they found a victim within the wreckage. Separately, the State Fire Marshall’s office said in a news release that a Hagerstown man was found dead after a neighbor went to check on his wellbeing and noticed smoke inside the house.
Firefighters forced entry, noticed a fire that had put itself out and found a victim believed to be the home’s 91-year-old owner.
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