EDGEWATER, Md. (WJZ) — A body was found at the scene of a shed fire in Edgewater Wednesday afternoon, Anne Arundel County Fire Department officials said.
Dispatchers received multiple 911 calls around 1:40 p.m. reporting a fire, though the fire described ranged from a small brush fire to a possible building fire.READ MORE: Road Closures & Parking Restrictions To Expect For The Preakness Stakes
When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found a small pile of debris on fire behind two homes in the 100 block of Dorsey Drive. They also found an adult victim dead at the scene.READ MORE: With Near-Record Heat On Tap For The Preakness, Be Sure To Stay Cool
The victim’s body will be taken to the medical examiner’s office in Baltimore to find a cause of death.
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The cause is under investigation.