House Fire Displaces Resident In Hancock

No one was hurt.



Hancock, Md (KM) Fire damaged a two-story, single family home in Hancock late Thursday night.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says 63 fire fighters were dispatched to 146 West High Street at around 11:36 PM, and spent almost an hour bringing the flames under control. No injuries were reported.

Damage is estimated at $110,000 to the building, and $10,000 to the contents. .

The Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause remains under investigation. The fire originated in the exterior rear patio.

The owner , identified as Brendan Strawbridge, is being assisted by his family.


By Kevin McManus