Frederick House Fire Kills One

Thursday, Jun 2, 2011  |  Updated 3:28 PM EDT
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Frederick House Fire Kills One

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Food left cooking unattended caused a fatal house fire in Frederick, Md.

When fire crews arrived at the house in the 800 block of East South Street at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday, giant flames were shooting out of the side of the house.

Firefighters searched the home and removed a woman from the second floor. She was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Another person suffered non-life threatening injuries, and a firefighter sustained minor injuries.

Frederick County Fire Marshal Michael Dmuchowski said there wre no smoke alarms in the home. He estimated the damage at $100,000.

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