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Man, 73, dead in east Baltimore rowhouse fire identified

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Posted at 9:38 PM, May 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-17 18:21:00-04

UPDATE: Fire officials release identity of dead man in east Baltimore Fire. 

A 73-year-old man rescued from a north Baltimore fire Tuesday afternoon has died, fire officials say.

The man, later identified as James Thrower was pulled from a 3-story row house in the 300 block of E. 22nd Street.

A second person was injured in the blaze and remains in is listed in critical condition. 

Authorities said after he was transported, Thrower was taken  to an area hospital where he died Tuesday evening.

Thrower's death will be determined by the State Medical Examiner's Office. 

There were no other reports of people inside the home at the time of the fire. 

According to the fire department, there has been 18 city fire deaths this year.