SWANTON, MD. (WJZ) — A mobile house trailer fire killed one person in Swanton on Monday, fire marshal deputies said.
Neighbors called 911 after hearing an explosion and seeing flames early Monday morning.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Positivity Rate Reaches 4.5%
The Garrett County Sheriff’s Department was the first on scene, shortly followed by the Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department, who discovered the victim’s body inside the home.READ MORE: Young People Clean Up Behind Area In Baltimore Plagued By Illegal Dumping
Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division is assisting with the death investigation. The victim was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine the identity and cause of death.MORE NEWS: Christmas Village Returns To Inner Harbor With Grand Opening Saturday
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal – Western Region Office at (301) 766 – 3888.