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Latest News: Two Alarm House Fire in Glenwood

Glenwood, MD – At approximately 9:00 p.m. on March 15, 2017, firefighters and paramedics from Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services (HCDFRS) were alerted for a house fire in the 2600 block of McKendree Road. The fire was initially called into 911 dispatchers by a resident of the home.

First arriving units found heavy fire in the vicinity of the garage with extension into the second floor of the two-story house. Initial assessment indicated additional equipment and personnel would be required and a second alarm was requested. The wind and temperature created some challenges but there were no reported civilian or emergency responder injuries. HCDFRS received mutual aid response from Carroll and Montgomery counties.

There was one adult male at home at the time of the fire and he evacuated before the arrival of emergency personnel. He is the only resident of the house and has not requested Red Cross assistance. The estimate of damage is approximately $580,000. The fire incident is currently under investigation by the HCDFRS Fire Marshal’s Office.

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