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Photos and details of the Fire at South Carroll High School on May 20th


There was a fire at South Carroll High School on May 20th. Here are details from The Office of the State Fire Marshal:

Date: 5/20/2023
Time: 3:38 a.m.
Location / Address: South Carroll High School, 1300 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville, Carroll County
Type of Incident: Building Fire
Description of Structure / Property: Area High School
Owner / Occupants: Carroll County Public Schools
Injuries or Deaths: None reported
Estimated $ Loss: $100,000.00
Smoke Alarm Status: Not present
Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: Activated after the arrival of the fire department
Arrests(s): N/A
Primary Responding Fire Department: Winfield Community Fire Company
# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 40
Time to Control: 10 minutes
Discovered By: Passerby
Area of Origin: Office
Preliminary Cause: Under Investigation

Additional Information: While the fire is under investigation, Deputy State Fire Marshals have no evidence of an incendiary fire, and investigators will continue to examine possible accidental causes.

Here are photos and additional information from Carroll Fire News, Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department and Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Department on Facebook:

Here are additional details from other sources:

Note: The source below (Carroll County Times) has a paywall in order to read the article


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