State Fire Marshal seeks cause of Middleburg blaze

March 26, 1996

The State Fire Marshal is investigating the origin of Sunday evening's fire near Middleburg that caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to a two-story, wooden building that had been converted from a barn to a woodworking shop, fire authorities said yesterday.

About 30 firefighters from Union Bridge, Taneytown and New Midway of Frederick County battled the blaze in the 6200 block of Middleburg Road for 30 minutes.

No one was injured.

Investigators were inspecting the northwest corner of the 15-by-30-foot structure, where the fire apparently started.

Fire

Taneytown: Taneytown responded at 3: 53 p.m. Sunday to a brush fire in the 1300 block of Francis Scott Key Highway. Units were out 49 minutes.

Pub Date: 3/26/96

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