BALTIMORE STANDING TOGETHER: WJZ, The Baltimore Sun & the University of Baltimore will hold town hall meetings to talk about the issues our city is facing. City leaders will share their plans & answer your questions. Be Heard Baltimore. CLICK HERE to contact us with your questions.

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — A man who died in a weekend home fire in Oxon Hill is being identified as Douglas Williams.

Williams, 59, died Sunday after being pulled from his burning home in the 5100-block of Boulder Drive. Fire officials released his name late Monday.

Witnesses reported that Williams helped his wife to safety before returning inside the home. Fire officials say he became unconscious while in the home and was found in the area of the kitchen and dining room.

It took 30 firefighters approximately 15 minutes to extinguish the blaze. The fire also caused more than $50,000 in damage.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Baltimore

Track Weather On The Go With Our App!
CBS All Access

Watch & Listen LIVE