Storage Building Catches Fire After Being Struck By Truck

The vehicle also erupted into flames.



Westminster, Md (KM) Damage from a building and vehicle fire in Westminster early Saturday morning is estimated at $50,000 to the structure, and $25,000 to the contents. .

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire fighters responded to 1835 LIttlestown Pike shortly before 1:00 AM after a U-Haul truck hit a one-story storage building, 40 fire fighters from the Westminster Volunteer Fire Company spent one-hour bringing the flames under control.

No injuries were reported.

Investigators say the fire originated in the vehicle, but the cause remains under investigation.

Anyone who has information on this fire is asked to contact the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Northeast Regional Office at 410-836-4844.


By Kevin McManus