House In Mt. Airy Damaged By Fire

Investigators say it was accidental.

Mt Airy, Md (KM) Damage is estimated at $120,000 as a result of a house fire in Mount Airy early Sunday morning.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says 60 fire fighters responded to the 4595 Roop Road at around 4:37 AM. They spent one hour bringing the flames under control.

No one was hurt.

Investigators say the fire originated on the front porch and was ruled accidental due to discarded smoking materials in a flower pot.

The fire was discovered by an occupant of the two-story wood frame dwelling with an attached garage.


By Kevin McManus