Fire Destroys Home In New Market Area

Occupants got out safely.



New Market, Md (KM) Damage is estimated at $100,000 from a house fire in the New Market area Wednesday night.

The New Market District Fire Company says units from Frederick and Carroll Counties were dispatched to 6610 Edgewood Road in the Pinehurst Section of Lake Linganore  just before 10:00 PM, and found a home fully involved in flames. All occupants were able to get out safely.

Fire fighters spent nearly two hours bringing flames under control, and preventing the fire from spreading to nearby homes. Three fire fighters fell through a floor in the house, but they were able self-rescue. One of the fire fighters was transported to Frederick Memorial Hospital to be treated for minor injuries. No one else was hurt, but the family lost several pets in the fire. .

The cause is under investigation by the Frederick County Fire Marshal’s Office.

In addition to fire and rescue personnel, the Red Cross and Potomac Edison also responded to the scene.


By Kevin McManus