Fire Destroys Shed In Washington County


Fire Marshal’s Office ruled it accidental.



Williamsport, Md (KM) No one was injured during a shed fire Tuesday afternoon in Williamsport.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says at around 3:15 PM, fire fighters were dispatched to 10,813 Archer Lane, and found a exterior shed on fire. They spent 15-minutes bringing the flames under control.

Damage is estimated at $5,000. .

The Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire was accidental due to a recently operating riding mower not being cleaned or cooled before being placed in the shed.

The fire was discovered by the owner.


By Kevin McManus





Photo courtesy of the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office.