Officials blame arson for Westminster shed fire

June 28, 1999

Arson was the cause of a wooden shed fire Saturday in Westminster that caused an estimated $20,000 damage, authorities said.

According to state fire marshals, Wendy A. Holthause of the 2000 block of Herbert Ave. discovered the fire at 10: 50 p.m. About 14 firefighters from Reese and Westminster took 30 minutes to bring the fire under control, officials said.

No one was injured.

Fire marshals said an exterior wall of the shed was set on fire.

Police

Westminster: An employee of Len Stoler car dealership told police June 21 that someone stole two unsecured tires and rims. The loss was estimated at $1,200.

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