Shortly before 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, units from Bladensburg, Md. (Prince George's County) and the surrounding area were dispatched for a reported house fire at 5006 53rd Place.
First arriving units reported heavy fire from a single story residence.
Command ordered exterior operations shortly into the incident because of hazards of a potential roof collapse.
Units operated for some time to bring the fire under control. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
Units from Bladensburg, Riverdale, Riverdale Heights, Hyattsville, Cottage City, Brentwood and Landover Hills and the surrounding area responded.