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Man dies in Severn house fire

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Posted at 6:45 AM, Mar 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-12 13:49:36-05

SEVERN, Md. — A man is dead after a house fire in Severn.

Anne Arundel County firefighters say they received a call about a fire at a two-story home at 7968 Quarterfield around 10:51 p.m. Wednesday night. That's right by Quarterfield Elementary School.

It took more than two dozen firefighters nearly 15 minutes to control flames that spread through two floors of the home.

Fire officials identified the victim as 62-year-old Christopher Blaine Isaksen.

There were apparently no working smoke alarms in the house.

It's not clear what started that fire.