Town House Fire Displaces Four Adults In Frederick County


(Photos courtesy Frederick County Fire & Rescue Services)


There were no injuries.


Walkersville,  Md (KM) Four adults were displaced following a town house fire in Walkersville Monday afternoon.

Frederick County Fire and Rescue officials say  personnel  from Frederick city, Walkersville, New Midway, Woodsboro and Libertytown responded to 45 Challenger Court just before 12:30 PM.. They determine it was an active kitchen fire and requested Rapid Intervention Dispatch.

25 fire fighters spent 15-minutes putting out the flames. But stayed on the scene for  an additional 90-minutes to check for extension and hot spots, and do overhaul.

No one was injured. One family pet was removed safely.

The Red Cross is assisting the residents.

The Fire Marshal’s Office was called to the scene to conduct an investigation.



By Kevin McManus