One fire fighter was taken to the hospital for heat-related emergency.
Sykesville, Md (KM) Fire damaged a one-story, split foyer home in Sykesville Sunday morning.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says 50 fire fighters were dispatched to 729 Buckhorn Road shortly before 8:00 AM and spent 30-minutes bringing the flames under control. A Howard County Fire fighter was transported to the hospital for a heat-related emergency.
Damage is estimated at $175,000 to the structure. The cause remains under investigation.
Officials say the house was vacant at the time of the fire, and was being prepared to be sold.
Anyone who has information on this fire is asked to contact the State Fire Marshal’s Office Northeast Regional Office in Westminster at 410-386-3000.
By Kevin McManus