2 rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after Prince George’s County fire

Two people suffered what Prince George’s County emergency officials are calling "life-threatening injuries" during a fire in Marlow Heights on Wednesday afternoon.

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Fire and rescue crews responded to the scene in the 4500 block of Old Branch Avenue around 1:53 p.m.

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They say the fire originated in the basement and then spread to the first and second floors.

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Three adults, 12 juveniles, and five pets are believed to have been displaced by the fire.

This is a breaking news update – we’ll have additional details as they become available.