Flames tore through a Prince George's County home, leaving a woman and a firefighter hospitalized.
The fire broke out Sunday afternoon at a home on Eastern Avenue in Capitol Heights, Maryland, fire officials said.
Firefighters rescued one woman from the basement of the home and she was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
A firefighter sustained burns to his ears and was treated at a burn unit, fire officials said.
Fire investigators believe the fire started in the basement before extending to the first floor of the single-family home.
Neighbors told News4 a woman and her daughter have lived in the home for many years. It's not known which of them was taken to the hospital.
"She's without a home. Her home is gone. Now, I don't know what they're going to do. The holidays are coming up, so I don't know. Just really feel sorry for our neighbors," one neighbor said.