LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County Firefighters say an 80-year-old woman died after being burned in a fire in her home.
Firefighters were called to the home about 9:45 p.m. Thursday and found a burned piece of furniture in the home. Authorities say the woman apparently put a fire out, but sustained burns on nearly half of her body.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 3K New Cases Reported Sunday As Hospitalizations and Positivity Rate Continues To Decline
The woman was taken to a Washington hospital, where firefighters say she died Friday afternoon.READ MORE: Salvation Army, 101.9 Collect Coats, Gloves To 'Bundle Up Baltimore' Homeless
The cause of the fire is under investigation.MORE NEWS: Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Street Sweeper In Rosedale Saturday
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