Fire Damages House Under Construction

The cause is under investigation.



Westminster, Md (KM) A house under construction in the Westminster area caught fire Saturday night.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says 20 fire fighters responded to the 3435 Littlestown Pike at around 10:19 PM,. and spend 30-minutes bringing the flames under control.

Damage is estimated at $5,000 to the two-story, wood frame structure. There were no injuries.

Officials say the fire originated in a wall assembly in the rear exterior wall, but the cause remains under investigation.

The fire was discovered by a neighbor.


By Kevin McManus