House Damaged By Fire In Carroll County Friday Afternoon

There were no injuries.

House at 1707 The Strand in Westminster  damaged by fire (Photo from Carroll County Fire & Rescue)

Westminster, Md (KM) There were no injuries from a house fire Friday afternoon in Carroll County.

At around 12:50 PM, fire fighters were dispatched to the 1707 The Strand in Westminster for a one-story, single family home on fire. They spent nine-minutes bringing the flames under control.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office say the fire was discovered by a resident, and it originated in the kitchen, and the cause is labeled accidental.   Damage is estimated at $50,000..

The Fire Marshal’s Office says the home had smoke alarms, but no sprinkler system.

By Kevin McManus