The cause is under investigation.
Westminster, Md (KM) There were no injuries from an early-morning house fire in Carroll County.
The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says at around 4:39 AM on Wednesday, fire fighters were dispatched to the 100 block of Carroll View Avenue in Westminster for a two-story town house on fire. They spent ten-minutes bringing the flames under control.
The occupants of the home were alerted by smoke alarms, and were able to get out safely. They are being assisted by the Red Cross.
Damage is estimated at $2500 to the structure and $2500 to the contents, a total of $5,000.
The cause remains under investigation, but the Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire originated in the kitchen.
By Kevin McManus