SOUTHEAST--Sykesville * Eldersburg * Gamber

September 28, 1993

Denny's fire ruled arson

A fire in a restaurant under construction in Eldersburg was declared arson by the fire marshal's office.

The fire, which was discovered by a security officer of the Carrolltown Center about 11:45 p.m. Friday, caused $500 damage, according to deputy fire marshal Allen Ward.

The blaze was confined to the exterior wall of the new Denny's restaurant, a 60-by-80-foot wooden structure.

Units from Sykesville, Winfield, Gamber and Liberty Road of Baltimore County remained at the scene for two hours.

No one was injured, Mr. Ward said.


* Eldersburg: Sykesville responded to a fire alarm on Rosway Court at 10:59 a.m. yesterday. Units were out for four minutes.

Sykesville responded to a lock-out detail on King Lear Drive at 10:57 a.m. yesterday. Units were out for 22 minutes.

Firefighters from the Sykesville station investigated the cause of an open 911 line from a building on Glasgow Circle at 4:15 p.m. Sunday. There was no fire. The fire companies were out for 15 minutes.

Sykesville, Gamber, Randallstown and Liberty Road firefighters were dispatched for a chimney fire on Lakeview Circle at 2:04 p.m. Sunday. Units were out for 40 minutes.

Engines from the Sykesville, Winfield, Gamber and Liberty Road fire companies were dispatched to a building fire on Liberty Road at 11:42 p.m. Friday. Units were out for two hours.

* Gamber: Firefighters from the Gamber company responded to an auto fire on Route 91 at 1:39 p.m. Sunday. They were out for 45 minutes.

* Sykesville: Sykesville helped Howard County on a fire alarm on Woodford Road at 6:44 a.m. yesterday. Units were out for 19 minutes.

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