A 20-year-old man died Thursday night following a fire in a Fallston home, authoritiies said.
Conner Daniel McKeown was found unconscious inside the home and was rushed to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived, according to a news release from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.
McKeown's father, Kevin McKeown, arrived at the home in the 2700 block of Greene Lane around 7:47 p.m. to find smoke and flames coming from the house, according to the release.
Kevin McKeown called 911 before going into the house to find his son. Firefighters helped him and his son get out of the basement. The father was treated for minor burns at the scene, according to state fire marshal's office.
About 50 firefighters from Harford and Baltimore counties battled the blaze for more than two hours. Investigators estimate the fire caused about $100,000 in damage, according to state fire marshal's office.
Investigators, who believe the fire started on the first floor of the home, said they found no working smoke alarms inside the building. The preliminary cause of the fire remains under investigation.
The cause of death will be determined by the state medical examiner. The Harford County Sheriff's Office is assisting in the investigation.