10 - a house fire has left one bethesda man dead and another hospitalized. the fire occured sunday afternoon on danbury road. fire teams found the victims in the basement of house -- which was reportedly filled with smoke. the damage was limited to the one house with no other residents being affected. although the fires cause has not been officially stated -- early reports indicate that rescue crews found hoarder like conditions inside the house.
"absolutely the conditions did make it more difficult for us to find him. i think all told from the time we dispatched to the time we found him was less than ten minutes so we were there pretty quickly and got in and found him. however, it was obvious at the time that he was deceased." nina: the man who escaped the fire is being treated for smoke inhalation and minor injuries. nina: