The fire originated in an attached garage of a single family dwelling.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, MD. (LG) A fire that happened Thursday night in Boonsboro has been ruled accidental. That’s according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office. Investigators said it was caused by improperly discarded ashes from a wood stove.
It took place in the 16000 block of Bakersville Road, according to a press release. Authorities said it took 40 firefighters 15 minutes to bring the blaze under control.
The fire originated in an attached garage of a two story single family dwelling. Fortunately, no one was injured, and the smoke alarms were present and activated.
Damage is estimated at $20,000.
By Loretta Gaines