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Fire Victim Succumbs to Injuries

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SOMERSET COUNTY, Md. - The Maryland State Fire Marshall says 64-year-old Edward Ritter has died from his injuries that he sustained during an early morning fire on May 21st.  The fire took place on the 11000 block of Warwick Lane in Princess Anne.

Ritter was found inside the house by firefighters and he was transported to PRMC with life-threatening injuries.  Ritter was then flown the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he was listed in critical condition.

The fire marshall's office is still investigating the cause of the fire but say it did originate in the bedroom.

The fire caused about $30,000 in damage to the mobile home and all of the contents inside.

Investigators say there were no working smoke alarms at the time of the fire.



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