Rosedale Resident Dies in Camper Fire

A 56-year-old man died yesterday in a fire that destroyed his camper.

The victim is James Benidict Smith. His camper was parked in the 1300 block of Seling Avenue in Rosedale when the fire occurred.

BCoFD crews responded to the Seling Avenue address at on Monday, March 16 at 8:47 a.m. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and found the victim, deceased, in the rear of the camper.

Baltimore County Police fire investigators have ruled this an accidental fire that began on top of the camper’s built-in range.