FAIRMOUNT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County firefighters say they have rescued two people from a house fire in Fairmount Heights and one is in critical condition.

Fire officials say that they received a report of a fire at a two-story home in the 5300 block of Sheriff Road about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters arrived to find flames coming from the second-floor of the home and quickly extinguished them.

Two people were rescued from the home. One was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The other suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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