Fire Destroys Home In Washington County

Fire destroys home in Washington County.


HAGERSTOWN, MD. (DG)-One alarm fire destroyed a home in Washington County on Wednesday night.

The Maryland State Fire Marshall’s office said around 10 PM over 60 fire fighters responded to a fire in the 20-thousand block of Leitersburg Pike in Hagerstown.

It took fire fighters 90-minutes to bring the blaze under control. The home is a total loss and the resident is being assisted by the American Red Cross.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Officials say damage is estimated at $175,000.

By:  Dianah Gibson