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Latest News: Early Morning Deck Fire in Hanover

Hanover, MD - Shortly after 5:30 AM on October 10, 2019, firefighters and paramedics from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) were dispatched for a reported deck fire on the 6300 block of Hanover Crossing Way in Hanover. Upon arrival, fire department personnel saw active fire on the deck climbing up the rear of the structure to the attic. Crews immediately requested additional support with units responding from BWI, Anne Arundel County, and Baltimore County. Fire department personnel were able to extinguish the fire with no reported injuries. The residents, who were home at the time of the fire, were able to evacuate safely including two dogs. There is one cat unaccounted for. Red Cross is currently assisting the displaced residents.

The HCDFRS Office of the Fire Marshal continues to investigate the origin and cause of the fire. For further information, please call the HCDFRS media line at 410-313-6039.

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