A man was found dead in a burning home in Lanham, Maryland, early Friday, and officials are investigating how he died and how the fire started, the Prince George’s County Fire Department said.
Firefighters were sent to a one-story home in the 9300 block of Annapolis Road about 1:40 a.m., officials said.
The body of Joseph Ingegneri, 68, was found during an initial search, officials said.
The fire spread from the basement and flames were coming out of the roof when firefighters arrived, officials said.
Hours later, firefighters were drenching the home from above using a hose on a firetruck ladder.
Numerous first responder vehicles were near the home, blocking part of eastbound Annapolis Road. Traffic was turning around at Fontana Drive.
No firefighters were reported injured.
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