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Fire crews from Howard, Carroll, Frederick and Montgomery counties assist with house fire in Mount Airy

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Reported by Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services:

At 4:30 pm (March 17th), firefighters were alerted to the 1200 block of Long Corner Road in Mt. Airy for a house fire. Upon arrival, crews found heavy fire from a detached garage. The fire had extended to the rear of the structure, resulting in a brush fire behind the building.

There was an initial report of an occupant trapped in the garage. That resident evacuated prior to fire department arrival and was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.

While working on the scene, a small portion of building material from the garage fell onto a firefighter. They were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Mutual aide was provided by Frederick, Carroll, and Montgomery Counties. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Office of the Fire Marshal.

Photo from Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (see post below)

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Additional details from Carroll Fire News on Facebook (in the comments of this post):

Crews requesting working fire and tanker task force

CF1 on scene with a detached garage heavy fire showing

*delayed Update* units arrived on scene to find no one trapped in the structure. Fire had extended into the rear of the main structure and some brush. While fighting the fire a partial collapse on the garage occurred and a firefighter was injured. This incident was a 2 alarm fire. As of this time the fire is out and many units have gone in service but some units are remaining on scene to assist the fire marshals in their investigation.

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Area of the house fire:

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Original reporting:


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