A deputy fire chief from Howard County, who NewsChannel 8 said teams were "an aggressive, insulting, inner att" When we suddenly let a firefighter go through the floor of the building, the fireman was taken to a hospital in critical condition and declared dead according to NewsChannel 8 ,
The Howard County Fire official also told NewsChannel 8 that the lightning could have been triggered by a lightning strike.
The fire started at 2 am in the 7000 blocks of Woodscape Drive, a rural area in Clarksville. Three people in the house at the time got out safely, the officials said.
Officials said there was heavy smoke from the fire.
When the firefighters fought the fire, they asked for a second alarm at 2.30 am, a sixth and seventh alarm at 5 am
Firefighters from other departments, including Anne Arundel, Carroll, Montgomery, and Prince Georges Kreise, helped Fight against the fire.