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State Fire Marshals Investigate Fatal Fire in Huntingtown

HUNTINGTOWN, Md. - A team of investigators from the Office of the State Fire Marshal, Calvert County Sheriffs Office and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are conducting an investigation involving a fatal dwelling fire in the 3300 block of Hunting Creek Road in Huntingtown. The first 911 call was received at 6:32 a.m when neighbors discovered the home ablaze.

Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and multiple other fire companies responded to the one-alarm fire. Once the fire was extinguished, firefighters located a deceased adult male occupant within the residence. Deputy State Fire Marshals discovered no evidence of smoke alarms within the dwelling, and the origin and cause remain under investigation at this time.

The victim will not be identified at this time and has  be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore to determine the exact cause of death. The home was not equipped with running water, and investigators have concluded the home is a complete loss.

Photos courtesy of the Office of the State Fire Marshal and Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

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