SEVERNA PARK, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Anne Arundel County say two people are dead after a fire at a home in Severna Park.
County fire department spokesman Capt. Russ Davies said the fire broke out around 1:45 a.m. Monday at a home in the 100 block of Benfield Road.
Davies says when firefighters arrived they found heavy fire in the rear of the one-story, single family home. When they searched the home, Davies says firefighters found two people in the front of the house. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
It took about 45 firefighters 30 minutes to get the fire under control. The cause is under investigation.