76
      Monday
      90 / 74
      Tuesday
      93 / 72
      Wednesday
      93 / 74

      Upper Marlboro fire kills female victim

      (AP, WJLA) - Authorities say a woman pulled out of her burning Upper Marlboro home Sunday morning has died.

      Prince George's County fire department spokesman Mark Brady says the woman was found unconscious in a fire that was reported about 3 a.m. Sunday in a two-story house on Peachleaf Court in Upper Marlboro.

      He says the woman suffered second and third-degree burns and smoke inhalation. She was taken to the Prince George's County Hospital Center in Cheverly, where she later died.{}

      Authorities are expected to release the victim's identity Monday afternoon after an autopsy is conducted.

      Fire investigators believe the cause of the fire was accidental. Fire loss is estimated at $30,000.

      No other injuries were reported.

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