Edgewood man dies in house fire

EDGEWOOD, MD—A joint investigation between the Office of the State Fire Marshal and the Harford County Sheriff’s Office is under way after a house fire claimed the life of a 45-year-old Edgewood man on Tuesday night.

At just after 10 p.m., firefighters and paramedics responded to the 3400-block of Albantowne Way (21040) for a cardiac arrest after a family friend found the victim collapsed in the hallway of the home.

While paramedics were attempting life-saving procedures, firefighters noticed extensive heat throughout the the home and eventually discovered a self-extinguished fire in the victim’s bedroom.

Officials say a fire broke out in the bedroom and the cause remains under investigation.

The victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore to determine the exact cause of death and where the victim will be positively identified.

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