Landover fire sends 2 women, child to hospital

A fire at a three-story apartment complex in Landover, Maryland, sent two women and a child to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The blaze broke out around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, according to Prince George’s County Fire/EMS.

When units arrived to the complex, located on West Forest Road, they saw smoke coming from the second floor, fire officials said.

One of the women rescued has life-threatening injuries.

The fire department has not shared the identities of those injured in the fire, or said how many people will be displaced as a result of the damage.

Officials said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

Below is a map of the general area where the incident occurred.

Nardos Mesmer

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