St. Paul's By-The-Sea Church

St. Paul's By-The-Sea Church website

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - The Episcopal Diocese of Easton says the pastor of an Ocean City church is one of two people dead after a fire broke out in the rectory.

Bishop James Shand says the Rev. David Dingwall died after the fire at St. Paul's By-The-Sea Episcopal Church on Tuesday morning.

Town officials say one person was pronounced dead at the scene and a second person died later. A third person suffered life-threatening injuries.

St. Paul's By-The-Sea Church website

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Authorities say two people are critically injured after a fire broke out at a church in Ocean City.

Fire crews were called to a two-alarm blaze at St. Paul's By-The-Sea church on Baltimore Avenue on Tuesday morning. Crews have been able to control the blaze at the church that is more than 100 years old.

Ocean City police say two people were taken to Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin in critical condition.