Fire Damages Home In Washington County

The cause remains under investigation.

House Fire at 1326 Weaverton Rd., Knoxville  (Photo from Md. State Fire Marshal’s Office)

Knoxville, Md (KM) No injuries are reported from a house fire Sunday morning in Washington County.

At 2:40 AM, personnel were dispatched to 1326 Weaverton Road in Knoxville, and found a one-story, single-family home with an attached garage on fire. It took 50 fire fighters three hours to bring the flames under control.

Damage is estimated at $100,000 to the structure, and $50,000 to the contents. .

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office says the fire originated in the garage, and was discovered by a resident. The cause remains under investigation.

By Kevin McManus