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Man Killed In Severn House Fire

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- One man is dead after a house fire broke out Wednesday night in Severn.

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department responded to the one-alarm fire at a two-story home at 7968 Quarterfield Road in Severn about 11 p.m.

After the fire was brought under control, firefighters discovered one male inside the home and declared him dead at the scene, according to officials.

The Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will assist with identification and determine the cause of death.

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) Fire & Rescue Department assisted in the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit.

They will return to the scene to continue the investigation this morning.

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