Fire Fighters Battle Commercial Building Fire

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Damage estimated at a half-million dollars.

Westminster, Md (KM) Fire damaged a commercial building in Westminster Tuesday afternoon.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says at around 2:51 PM, fire fighters were dispatched to the 2600 block of Old Taneytown Road for a maintenance building on fire. 50 fire fighters along with a tanker task force spent one hour bringing the flames under control. There were no injuries.

Damage is estimated at $500, 000. .

The Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire originated in the interior of the building. The cause remains under investigation.

By Kevin McManus