Two Die In House Fire In Sykesville

State and federal officials are investigating.


Sykesville, Md (KM) Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fatal fire in Sykesville Thursday night.

Fire fighters from the Winfield and Sykesville Fire Departments. were dispatched to 935 Raincliffe Road for a fire in caretaker’s home located behind the main house on an historic property. They discovered a man and woman inside the caretakers home who were deceased. The State Medical Examiner’s Office is trying to determine their identities.

There were no smoke alarms in the home, but there were numerous portable heaters. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Maryland State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are also working on this investigation.

Anyone who has information on this fire is asked to contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal’s Northeast Regional Office at 410-836-4852.


By Kevin McManus