MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A 67-year-old man died on Tuesday afternoon from injuries sustained in a house fire in Middle River.
The victim has been identified as Forest Richard Brady of Contact Court (21220). He lived in the home where the fire occurred.
Units from the Baltimore County Fire Department were dispatched to the home at just after 12:15 p.m. for a dwelling fire with rescue. First-arriving crews found heavy fire and smoke showing from a single-story home.
During a search of the home, firefighters located Brady in the living room – the room where investigators say the fire started.
No one else was in the home at the time of the fire.
Firefighters removed Brady from the home and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The fire was placed under control at just before 1 p.m.
Firefighters did not find working smoke alarms in the home.
The cause of the blaze remains under investigation at this hour.
[Image via the Baltimore County Fire Department]