Firefighters responded to heavy gunfire at a home in Crownsville, according to the Ann Arundel County Fire Department.
Officials tweeted that they received a call at 10:35 a.m. about a fire that occurred at 800 of the Generals Highway.
There have been reports of a tanker task force ordering and one trapped resident.
According to the WJLA, officials later confirmed one death.
Generals Hwy is closed between veterans and the Indian Landing Road.