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Man, woman found dead at scene of Frederick County townhouse fire

October 26, 2007

NEW MARKET, Md. ? Authorities in Frederick County say a man and a woman were found dead inside a townhouse that caught fire Thursday evening in the Lake Linganore Community.

Emergency personnel were dispatched to 6661 Harbor Light Way around 8:30 p.m. About 100 firefighters from Frederick, Carroll and Montgomery counties fought the blaze for two hours. Fire investigators say some neighbors reported hearing an explosion at the time of the fire but no evidence of an explosion has been found.

Investigators are working with the Medical Examiner's office to determine the identity of the victims.

An autopsy will be conduted by the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore today, the Sheriff's Department said.

The two adult homeowners have not been accounted for, the Frederick County Sheriff's Department said.

Sheriff's office spokeswoman Corporal Jennifer Bailey says two three-year-old twins living at the house were accounted for and were safe.

The Sheriff's Department and the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office are investigating the fire. Anyone who might have seen or heard anything prior to the fire is asked to contact Cpl. Jason West at 301-600-3894.

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