Shed Fire At Sykesville Middle School Ruled Arson

No one was hurt.


Sykesvilee, Md (KM) The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause of a fire on the property of Sykesville Middle School on Tuesday evening was arson.

15 fire fighters responded shortly after 8:00 PM to the school in the 7302 Springfield Avenue and found a 12-foot by 24-foot, wood frame shed on fire. They spent eight-minutes bringing the flames under control. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at 5,000 to the contents, and $5,000 to the structure. .

The fire remains under investigation. Anyone who has information on this incident is asked to call the Northeast Regional Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office at 410-836-4844. They can also remain anonymous and call the Arson Hotline at 1-800-492-7529. Tips can also be agency’s Blog at


By Kevin McManus