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Friday, February 22, 2013

Glenarden House Fire Update - Leslie Avenue

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

On Thursday, February 21, 2013, at about 4:00 a.m., a fire occurred in a Glenarden home on Leslie Avenue.  Injuries incurred from this tragic incident include three occupants sustaining fatal injuries, 1 occupant in “critical” condition and 2 residents with smoke inhalation and other minor injuries.

Fire Investigators have determined the preliminary cause of the fire to be electrical in nature and was accidental.

The identities of the deceased are as follows:

Darrell Terrance Price Jr. of Glenarden, MD, 36 years of age, DOB 5/17/1976 (DOB year corrected)
Tania Monae Jeanita Price of Glenarden, MD, 8 years of age, DOB 3/31/2004
Patrice Price of Glenarden, MD, 4 years of age, DOB 1/5/2009

The 11-year-old female remains in “critical” condition.  Her prognosis is not favorable for recovery.

A 33-year-old female and an 8-year-old female (twin sister to Tania) remain hospitalized with smoke inhalation and other minor injuries.

Fire loss is estimated at $100,000.

As additional information about this incident becomes available, including when medical conditions change, this post will be updated.

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