An 81-year-old woman died after a house fire in the 2300 block of Orem Avenue in Northwest Baltimore early Sunday morning, according to the Baltimore Fire Department.
Firefighters responded to a call of heavy smoke coming from a two-story rowhouse in the Woodbrook neighborhood at about 11:53 p.m. Saturday, spokeswoman Blair Skinner said.
When they arrived firefighters found two adults on the first floor in full cardiac arrest. They were both taken to a hospital, where the woman was pronounced dead, Skinner said. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.
The other adult, a 55-year-old man, was in critical condition Sunday morning, Skinner said.
The fire, which also spread to two neighboring homes, was fully extinguished at about 1:14 a.m., Skinner said.