Detached Garage In Carroll County Destroyed By Fire

Investigators say the cause was accidental.

Fire at 3411 Littlestown Pike, Westminster (Photos from Md. State Fire Marshal’s Office)

Westminster, Md (KM) Damage is estimated at $100,000 from a structure fire in Carroll County early Tuesday morning.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says at around 3:24 AM, fire fighters were dispatched to   3411 Littlestown Pike in Westminster for a single-story, detached garage on fire. They spent 30-minutes bringing the flames under control. No injuries were reported.

Investigators say the fire originated in a chicken coop, and is being labeled as accidental.  It was discovered by a passerby.

By Kevin McManus