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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Capitol Heights House Fire Claims Second Victim

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930

It is with profound sadness that the Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department makes the unfortunate notification that a second victim has succumbed to injuries sustained in a Capitol Heights house fire that occurred on Wednesday, August 8, 2012.

Ricky Cole, 15-years-old, DOB of May 11, 1997, was pronounced at about 1:30 pm, today.  He was hospitalized at the Medstar Washington Hospital Center Burn Unit

A 24-year-old male remains in critical condition at Medstar Washington Hospital Center Burn Unit.

The combined membership of the Fire/EMS Department offer our sincerest condolences to the family and continue to pray for the recovery of the remaining family member still hospitalized.

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