Forest Glen Fatal House Fire Investigated by Police

Forest Glen Fatal House Fire Investigated by Police

No foul play is suspected, cause remains undetermined

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The first-floor living room of the Forest Glen residence.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services

The Forest Glen man pulled from his burning house Thursday morning died from his injuries later in the day, authorities said.

Firefighters broke down the front door of the brick home in the 2300 block of Dexter Avenue around 6:36 a.m. and found 43-year-old Warren Baugh III.

Baugh was taken to a hospital in critical condition, and he died from his injuries Thursday evening, the fire and rescue service said. Baugh’s dog also was killed by the fire.

Police are conducting a routine investigation and said no foul play is suspected.

Investigators said Baugh died as a result of the fire, not before the blaze, spokesman Jason Blake said.

The couch from the Forest Glen residence.

The fire was contained to the first-floor couch, which was burned along with most of the first-floor living room, Blake said.

There was significant smoke damage to the property, but investigators haven’t determined an exact dollar amount for the damage. The cause also remains undetermined.

Neighbors told firefighters who arrived on the scene that Baugh was likely still inside.

One firefighter suffered a minor injury and was taken to a hospital.

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