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Dundalk house fire leaves one dead

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 85-year-old Joseph Nicols.  Investigators have determined that the fire began in a bedroom.  The cause remains under investigation.

Original story below…


SPARROWS POINT, MD—Crews responded to a house fire in Dundalk overnight.

The blaze was reported at around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday in the 2500-block of Snyder Avenue (21222).

The first arriving engines found heavy fire showing from the residence as well as a partial roof collapse.

One person died in the fire, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the blaze.

Sparrows Point House Fire 20221229b

Photos via the Baltimore County Fire Department

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