Fire Damages House In Mount Airy

Fire investigators say it was accidental.

Mount Airy, Md (KM) Damage is estimated at $10,000 from a house fire in Mount Airy Wednesday morning.

At around 10:18 AM, fire fighters were dispatched to 2908 Ballesteras Court for a fire at a two-story wood frame home. They spent ten minutes bringing the flames under control. There were no injuries.;

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire was accidental due to leaves around a flue pipe to the fireplace.

A contractor discovered the fire which originated on the rear deck.

By Kevin McManus