Fire Damages Barn In Carroll County

The cause remains under investigation.


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Westminster, Md (KM)  The cause of a barn fire in Carroll County on Saturday afternoon remains under investigation.

Shortly after 12:00 noon,  60  fire fighters responded to the 400 block of Pleasant Valley Road in the Westminster area for a 55-foot by 40-foot barn on fire  They  spent two hours bringing the flames under control. There were no inquires.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says damage is estimated at $350,000. . Authorities say the fire originated inside the barn, and was discovered by the owner.

Anyone who has information on this fire is asked to contact the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office Northeast Region Office at 410-386-3050.


By Kevin McManus