WALKERSVILLE, Md. -- A man died overnight when he apparently tried to rescue a family pet from a house fire in Walkersville.
The fire on Maple Avenue was reported at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
Michael Aquino, 50, apparently made it out of the house before returning to rescue a pet. His body was found in a second-floor hallway.
Aquino's wife, daughter and granddaughter are being treated for smoke inhalation.