MARYLAND CITY, Md. - "It was horrible."
"We couldn't get in and he couldn't get out."
"Broke the windows, heard him, but couldn't get to him."
Bruce Pensmith and his neighbors couldn't get inside the burning home to save their friend.
The fire inside the Parkway Village Mobile was just too dangerous.
"All the ammunition going off, couldn't get close because all the ammunition going off."
Lt. Cliff Kooser with Anne Arundel County Fire says "neighbors said someone was in the house and we heard ammunition and that delayed the rescue attempts."