Family of 7 Able to Escape House Fire in Frederick

It happened in the 100 block of Wheeler Lane Wednesday morning.

FREDERICK, MD. (LG)   Thanks to working smoke alarms, a family of 7 was able to escape a fire that started in their home early Wednesday morning.  “It happened in the 100 block of Wheeler Lane, in Frederick,” said Sarah Campbell, Division of Fire/Rescue Services.  “Units first on scene located fire in a second floor bedroom with extension into the attic.  I believe it was a room where a child who lives at the residence was sleeping.”

There were no fire department or civilian injuries.

The Frederick County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause.  “Damages are estimated at $75,000.


By Loretta Gaines