House Fire

Winfield Garage & House Fire

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Friday, March 9, 2018, Westminster (Winfield), MD - Just after midnight firefighters were dispatched to the 2200blk of Dulany Terrace for a garage on fire which was reported to be attached to a house. Fire dispatchers advised responding units via radio that a Sheriff’s deputy was on location reporting heavy fire from the garage. Firefighters arrived and updated that the fire had extended into the home. A Public Information Officer (PIO) was not immediately available at the time of the incident. Assistant Chief Jeff Lowman of the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company was the incident commander. Chief Lowman said there were no injuries reported and the fire will be under investigation by the Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshall. He could not speculate on a cause but said it took approximately 70 firefighters to bring the blaze under control.

Mount Airy Second Alarm House Fire

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       January 24, 2018, Mount Airy, Maryland - At approximately 4:19 P.M. Firefighters were called to the 5800 Block Cabbage Spring Road for a reported house fire. Units arrived to find a single-family home with fire-showing. Additional assistance was requested including a tanker task force, a rapid intervention dispatch and a complete second alarm bringing firefighters from Carroll, Howard, Frederick and Montgomery counties. The house was located in an area that did not have fire hydrants and one fire official said water supply did hamper the fire attack. Two civilians were evaluated and transported to local hospitals with non-life threating injuries. At the time of this writing, units are still on the scene.  The Office of the State Fire Marshall is investigating the cause and origin. 

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House Explosion Rocks Woodlawn Neighborhood

December 5, 2017 - A house explosion occurred in the 7400 Block of Remoore Road in Woodlawn, Maryland on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. 

A working fire was declared and second alarm requested. There was one home fully involved and another home completely leveled by an explosion. Several homes were damaged.

A number of dogs were seen being removed from an adjacent property. One fire official said a dog had possible injuries.