Fire Destroys Vacant Home In Washington County


The cause remains under investigation.


Hagesrtown, Md (KM) A vacant, two-story building caught fire early Tuesday morning in Washington County.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says at around 4:51 AM, fire fighters were dispatched to 14,427 Paradise Church Road north of Hagerstown, and spent 70-minutes bringing the flames under control. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at $32,000 .

The cause of the fire remains under investigation..

Authorities say the blaze was discovered by a passerby.

The building belonged to the Estate of Claude Thomas.



By Kevin McManus


Paradise Church Rd



Photo from  the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s  Office