Brooklyn Park, Maryland (Arundel News Network) – Anne Arundel County Fire Department received multiple calls reporting smoke and flames coming from the basement of a home in the 200 block of Edgevale Road West
Upon arrival firefighters found a two-story end of the group townhouse with a confirmed basement fire. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire in about 15 minutes.
A 63-year-old male occupant was able to evacuate the residence prior to the arrival of firefighters. He was transported by ground ambulance to R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center with what was believed to be non-life-threatening symptoms of smoke inhalation
The estimated damage is set at $20,000 and the fire is under investigation by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.