Units from 7 companies fight 2-alarm house fire

July 09, 1996

Seven fire companies from Carroll and Baltimore counties spent 3 1/2 hours Saturday battling a two-alarm house fire in the 500 block of Ann Drive in Westminster.

Paul Kunert, 60, discovered the blaze, which apparently began in the attic of his two-story wood and brick home, fire officials said. He and his wife escaped without injury. Damage to the structure was estimated at $125,000.

About 100 firefighters from Westminster, Reese, New Windsor, Winfield, Gamber, Pleasant Valley and Reisterstown responded for the 12: 23 p.m. call. The fire is being investigated by the state fire marshal.

Police

Westminster: A Westminster man reported that he was assaulted at 11: 30 p.m. Thursday while sitting behind the first block of E. Main St.

Westminster: A Littlestown, Pa., man told police his 1978 black Ford Bronco was stolen between 9: 45 p.m. Friday and 9: 15 a.m. Saturday while parked on Chase Street.

Westminster: A Logan Drive resident told police that someone threw smoke bombs into his vehicle between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Friday Damage was estimated at $200.

Westminster: A West Green Street resident told police about $25 in property was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked behind his home Wednesday evening.

Pub Date: 7/09/96

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