Barns & Contents In Carroll County Destroyed By Fire

The cause remains under investigation.



Finksburg, Md (KM) Damage is estimated at $175,000 to both the contents and the structure following a barn fire in Finksburg  in Carroll County  on Wednesday afternoon.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire fighters responded to Hunter Farm Nursery at 2127 Deer Park Road at around 1:14 PM, and spent one hour bringing the flames under control. There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Authorities say the owners discovered the fire, and used several fire extinguishers to put out the flames, but to no avail. Fire fighters are credited with containing the fire to one of the barns on the property.

According to its website, Hunter Farm Nursery provides nursery materials for residential and commercial landscaping, and reforestation.


By Kevin McManus