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A 74-year-old woman was killed, a firefighter was hurt and a family next door was displaced in an accidental stove-top fire at a row home in Essex on Sunday, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department.

The victim, Lillian Webb, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Jason Wurzbacher, a Baltimore County Fire Department spokesman.

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Webb’s family could not be reached on Sunday.

Firefighters attempted to rescue her about 12:24 p.m. from the burning home in the 1000 block of Foxridge Lane, Wurzbacher said. The fire department had earlier reported incorrectly she had been rescued and taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The firefighter, also taken to the hospital, had nonfatal, “heat-related” injuries, Wurzbacher said.

The displaced family’s name was not released. Their cat, which was in the adjacent home at the time, was taken to a veterinarian for treatment for smoke inhalation.

No further details were immediately available.

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