Fire Damages Residential Outbuilding In Washington County

House Fire, Royer Rd, Highfield-Cascade (Photo from Md. State Fire Marshal’s Office)

The fire is labeled as accidental.

Cascade, Md. (KM) – There were no injuries from a structure fire in the Highfield-Cascade area Wednesday morning.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says fire fighters were dispatched to 14323B Royer Road at around 8:15 AM for a two-story residential outbuilding on fire. They spent 30-minutes bringing the flames under control.

Damage is estimated at $50,000 to both the structure and its contents.

The fire has been labeled as accidental due to a mechanical failure of a lawnmower.

By Kevin McManus