2 deadly trailer fires in Charles Co. in same day

Firefighters arrived to find the trailer almost completely engulfed in flames.

CHARLES COUNTY, MD (WUSA9) - For the second time Wednesday, a person has died in a trailer fire in Charles County, Md.

Charles County Fire got the call at 3:12 p.m. for a home on Goldie Farm Place in Waldorf. Firefighters arrived to find the trailer almost completely engulfed in flames.

While putting out the fire, crews discovered the body of an adult woman inside. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

She was the only person living in the trailer, the Charles County Fire spokesperson said.

Aerials from Sky9 show the trailer was parked on a farm, directly behind a house, and close to other buildings on the property.

There was a working smoke detector inside. Damage has been estimated at $20,000. Officials are working to determine what caused the fire.

Officials are working to get in touch with the victim’s family members before releasing a name to the public.

RELATED: Man & dog found dead in Charles Co. trailer fire

Earlier Wednesday, a man and dog were found dead after a trailer was destroyed by fire in Bryans Road, Md. – about 14 miles away from the deadly afternoon trailer fire.
 

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