Firefighters responded to a 911 call by an adult resident inside the home at 704 Osner Drive, Crownsville, Maryland at approximately 1:10 p.m. this afternoon. The resident reported that the house was on fire and a family member was still inside the home. First arriving fire department crews reported that there was fire showing from the front (north-east) side of the home. Crews entered and rescued a 92-year-old female and began medical treatment. The patient was transported to Bayview Hospital via Maryland State Police Aviation Unit with critical, life-threatening injuries. The fire was brought under control in less than 20 minutes.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Anne Arundel County Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit members.
Assisting Agencies: Anne Arundel County Police Department, Maryland State Police Aviation and Annapolis Fire Department
Number of Alarms: Working Fire Dispatch
Number of Responding Firefighters: 60
Time to Control: 20 Minutes
Discovered By: Residents
Area of Origin: Breakfast Nook
Much thanks to Lieutenant Jennifer Macallair.