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Friday, February 17, 2012

UPDATE - Hil Mar Drive Townhouse Fire

Media Contact: Mark Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240 508 7930

At 1:00 pm Firefighters and Paramedics returned to the 6100 block of Hil-Mar Drive to go door-to-door providing residents with fire safety information and checking smoke alarms.

The 2-year-old girl rescued by firefighters this morning remains in critical condition fighting for her life. 

The 9-year-old male was treated and released from the hospital.

Fire Chief Bashoor has recently heard that Prince George's County Police Officers assisted with the rescue of the toddler. One police officer assited in positioning a ladder at the bedroom window allowing a faster ascent by firefighters to rescue the girl. Other police officers assisted in the removal of a mobility challenged occupant of an adjacent town house during the height of the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation with a fire loss estimated at $50,000.

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