It took fire fighters nearly two hours to control the flames.
Finksburg, Md (KM) It took fire fighters almost two hours to control a house fire in Finksburg on Tuesday morning.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says personnel were dispatched at around 3:52 AM to the 2900 block of Cedarhurst Road for a three-story duplex on fire.
It took 40 fire fighters one hour and 50-minutes to bring the flames under control . One occupant was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Burn Center with non-life threatening injuries. A fire fighter at the scene was injured but refused treatment.
Damage from the fire is estimated at $250,000. .
The Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause remains under investigation, but officials say the blaze originated in the interior of the home.
By Kevin McManus