The cause remains under investigation.
Westminster, Md (KM) The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is continuing its investigation of a house fire in Westminster Monday afternoon.
70 fire fighters responded to the two-alarm blaze at 2610 Baumgardner Road shortly at around 1:23 PM, and spent 90-minutes bringing the flames under control. No one was hurt.
Damage is estimated at $300,000 to the structure, and $50,000 to the contents. .
Investigators says the fire originated on the side porch. The cause remains under investigation.
No one was home at the time of the fire.
The Red Cross is assisting.
By Kevin McManus
(Photo from The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office)