BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 66-year-old man has died following a fire at a downtown high-rise on Tuesday evening.
Crews responded to the 200 block of E. Lexington Street for a reported fire. On the scene, officials saw smoke coming from the building.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Rain Stopping, Alert Day On Saturday
Crews entered and discovered the fire on the fourth floor. They discovered the man in cardiac arrest. Firefighters pulled the man out and began CPR before taking him to the hospital in critical condition.READ MORE: Friends And Family Hold Candlelight Vigil For Slain Baltimore Teen
He was pronounced dead a short time later.
The victim has yet to be identified and the exact cause of death with be determined by the Medical Examiner’s Office.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Police Unveil “SMART” Crime Strategy As Violence Surges; Hogan Weighs In
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.