MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
At about 10:45 am, Wednesday, January 18, Prince George's County Firefighters were alerted to investigate a possible fire in a Bladensburg apartment building. Upon arrival at the Phoenix Apartments, 5802 Annapolis Road, firefighters were directed by maintenance crews to the sixth floor of the 10-story high-rise apartment building.
Firefighters encountered smokey conditions on the sixth floor and upon further investigation, entered an apartment and found a deceased adult male displaying burn injuries. There did not appear to be any other fire damage in the apartment.
Fire Investigators and the Bladensburg Police Department are currently investigating the incident.
No other details are available and updates will be provided as additional information is known.