Man Dead, Woman Critically Injured After Aspen Hill Park House Fire

A man is dead and a woman remains in critical condition following an overnight house fire on Oriental Street in Aspen Hill Park.

The fire was reported around 11:15 p.m. Firefighters saw “heavy fire upon arrival,” according to Pete Piringer, Chief Spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue.

Firefighters found two unconscious occupants, a man and a woman, in the house’s upstairs bedroom, both in grave condition. The two were treated and transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The fire began in the basement and was caused by an electrical panel. The family, consisting of 5 adults and 2 children, has been displaced.



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