2 children hospitalized after Thursday night fire in Hagerstown


UPDATE 10/12 — The two children who were flown to the hospital after this fire died on Sunday night, officials say.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — Two children were flown to the hospital in unknown conditions after a fire broke out in South Hagerstown on Thursday night.

According to officials’ preliminary information, the Hagerstown Fire Department and neighboring fire companies were dispatched around 7:11 p.m. to an apartment at Court 5 in Noland Drive. The fire was quickly put under control, and firefighters remained on the scene for clean up and investigation.

ATF agents were on the scene to help local fire departments with the investigation, a spokesperson from ATF Baltimore confirmed.

Washington County’s emergency communication officials said about 70 firefighters responded to the fire.

The Hagerstown Fire Department is asking anyone who has the information about the event to contact them at 301-790-2476 or email them at firemarshal@hagerstownmd.org.

This is story is developing and will be updated.

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