Fire Damages Home In Washington County


House at 14336 National Pike, Clear Spring, Md.  (Photo from Md. State Fire Marshal’s Office)

Clear Spring, Md (KM) There were no injuries from a house fire Tuesday night in Washington County.

At around 8:16 PM, fire fighters were dispatched to 14336 National Pike in Clear Spring for a single family home on fire. 65 fire fighters spent 13-minutes bringing the flames under control.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire originated in the bathroom celling, and was the result of a malfunctioning bathroom exhaust fan.

Damage to the home is estimated at $50,000. .

By Kevin McManus