Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The first fire-related death in Anne Arundel County occurred when a man died in the Maryland City area on Jan. 2.
Steven Bradley Herman Sr. was positively identified as the person who died after a fire in a mobile home in Maryland City nearly two weeks ago, according to an announcement from the Anne Arundel County Fire Department on Tuesday. Firefighters were dispatched on Jan. 2 to a fire in the unit block of Zona Road in the Parkway Village Mobile Home Park after neighbors observed smoke coming from the home, according to a press release from the fire department. Herman reportedly suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Although the cause of the fire is still under investigation, a fire department press release confirms the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be fire-related. See more:
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The Anne Arundel County Fire Department says the incident caused $10,000 in damages.
UPDATE (6:20 p.m.)—A woman died and 11 people were displaced after a house fire in the Marley area of Glen Burnie on Friday night, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. A press release stated that the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner identified the woman as 50-year-old Shari Lee DeStefano and determined the cause of death to be fire related. Division Chief Keith Swindle said crews responded to a fire in the unit block of Sumac Road at 10:22 p.m. on Friday and found visible smoke coming from the one-story multiple family home. An aggressive search and rescue operation was initiated by the first-responding crew and within four minutes of arrival they located and found a victim, according to Swindle. The woman was treated …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The fire department says there were an estimated $150,000 in damages.
The first fire-related death in Anne Arundel County occurred Wednesday morning when one person died in the Maryland City area. According to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched at 8:26 a.m. Wednesday to a fire in the unit block of Zona Road in the Parkway Village Mobile Home Park. Neighbors reported the fire after they observed smoke coming from the home. An occupant in the one-story double-wide mobile home suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release. It reportedly took about 40 firefighters from Anne Arundel (including Fort Meade), Prince George's and Howard counties 45 minutes to bring the blaze under control. Damages are estimated at $150,000 and the …