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House fire in Westminster on April 12th


The following information is from The Office of the State Fire Marshal


Date: 04/12/2023

Time: 08:37 a.m.

Location: 500 Block of Old Westminster Pike, Westminster, Carroll County

Type of Incident: Dwelling Fire

Description of Structure / Property: Two-story wood-framed dwelling

Injuries or Deaths: None reported

Estimated $ Loss: Structure/Contents: $275,000.00

Smoke Alarm Status: Present no activation

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Not Present

Arrests(s): N/A

Primary Responding Fire Department: Westminster Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 40

Time to Control: One hour

Discovered By: Passerby

Area of Origin: Exterior porch

Preliminary Cause: Under investigation
Additional Details: The occupants have been displaced, and are being assisted by Red Cross.

Additional photos from the incident can be found here from WFD Incident Blotter on Facebook:

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