House fire reported in Overlea

Beech Avenue Fire 20170423UPDATE: A woman has died as a result of injuries sustained in the fire – details here.

Original story below…


Crews are responding to the scene of a Monday night house fire in Overlea.

At just before 11 p.m., units were called to the 7000 block of Beech Avenue, 21206.

At the scene, firefighters found heavy fire showing from the rear of a single-family home.

Two people are said to be trapped inside the home and a rescue operation is under way (UPDATE: The two individuals have been rescued and are receiving treatment).

Motorists should avoid the area.

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