- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

BOWIE, Md. (AP) - Fire officials say a Bowie man who was pulled from his burning home has died.

Prince George’s County Firefighters found the man trapped inside the home around 8 a.m. Wednesday. He was taken to the hospital, where he died.

Firefighters say the homeowner, a 60-year-old woman, was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

About 50 firefighters battled the blaze, putting it out in 15 minutes.

Fire officials say there was no smoke detector in the home. Damage is estimated at $100,000.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.



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