A Fort Washington resident removed by firefighters from her burning home has died. At around 8:20 pm, Thursday, October 4th, firefighters arrived at a 1-story single family home at 9000 Old Palmer Road with smoke showing.
Firefighters located an unconscious female just inside the front door and removed her to awaiting medics outside. Medics assessed her condition as having no pulse and not breathing and immediately started attempts to save her life. Medics were able to regain a pulse, however, the patient remained in critical condition at a nearby hospital. Tragically, despite the very best efforts of firefighters, medics and hospital staff the patient died on Friday, October 5th. The victim, also listed as the homeowner, has been identified as Eka Usoro, DOB 3/23/1953.
The fire was located and extinguished.