Firefighters Rescue 3 Children From Burning Home in Annapolis

First responders with the Annapolis Fire Department rescued three children from a burning home this afternoon.

At approximately 1:30 pm, the Annapolis Fire Department was dispatched to a home in the unit block of Juliana Circle West for a reported structure fire with entrapment. Upon arrival, firefighters received confirmation from fire communications of 3 children trapped in home. 

Officials say firefighters were met with heavy smoke conditions, and could hear screams coming from inside the home. Firefighters immediately began rescue and suppression efforts. All 3 minors were safely rescued, and transported to an area hospital for evaluation. 

 It took firefighters approximately 10 minutes to make the rescues and extinguish the fire. The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation by the Annapolis Fire Investigations Bureau.