Two people killed, firefighter hurt in Maryland house fire

CATONSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Two people were killed and a firefighter was hurt in a house fire in Catonsville, fire officials said Friday.

Lt. Travis Francis, spokesman for the Baltimore County Fire Department, said the two-alarm blaze in the 1300 block of Denbright Road began in the basement of the home on Friday and spread to the first floor, The Baltimore Sun reported.

Francis said the fire was under control as of 9 a.m.

According to Francis, the victims are an elderly woman and a man, neither of whom has been identified. Francis also said the firefighter, who suffered minor injuries upon entering the home, was treated on the scene.

Investigators haven't determined the cause of the fire, Francis said.

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