House In Sykesville Damaged By Fire

The cause remains under investigation.

Sykesville, Md (KM) Fire damaged a two-story, wood-framed house Friday morning in Sykesville.

43 fire fighters from Sykesville and Freedom VFC responded to 6404 White Rock Road at around 9:36 AM, and spent 25-minutes bringing the flames under control. There were no injuries.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says damage from the blaze is estimated at $12,000 to the structure, and $8,000 the contents.

The cause remains under investigation, but officials say it originated in a second floor bedroom.

The fire was discovered by a neighbor.

Anyone who has information that could help this investigation is asked to call the Office of the State Fire Marshal at 410-836-4844.

By Kevin McManus