Woman critically injured after house fire in College Park

A woman suffered life-threatening injuries during a fire in College Park, Maryland, on Saturday afternoon, according to the Prince George’s County Fire Department.

Shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday, a fire broke out in a two-story single family home in the 9700 block of Wichita Avenue.

Firefighters rescued a woman trapped in the burning home, and she was transported to a local hospital.

No other injuries have been reported.

The Prince George’s County Fire Department responded to a fire at a home in College Park, Maryland, on Saturday afternoon. (Courtesy Prince George’s County Fire Department)

Fire officials said two other people were displaced from the home. Emergency management officials were on the scene, and fire personnel from Montgomery County also responded to the fire.

Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

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