Blaze that destroyed auto was arson, officials say A...

March 21, 2000

Blaze that destroyed auto was arson, officials say

A fire that destroyed a 1995 Ford Contour on Saturday night was caused by arson, state fire marshals said.

The car was reported stolen soon after the blaze was observed by a resident about 9: 50 p.m. The abandoned car was in a wooded area near Flickinger Road and Silver Meadow Lane, northwest of Westminster, authorities said.

Damage was estimated at $10,000. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the fire marshal's office in Westminster at 410-875-5450.

Police

Westminster: A resident of South Church Street told police Friday that property was stolen from her home. Loss was estimated at $424.

Westminster: A resident of New Windsor Road told police Sunday that someone broke a window at his home. Loss was estimated at $100.

Fires

Westminster: Firefighters from Westminster and Reese responded at 5: 13 p.m. Saturday to a house fire in the 1300 block of Naugahyde Drive. Units were out 28 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters responded at 2: 21 p.m. Saturday to a field fire in the 500 block of Warfieldsburg Road. Units were out 40 minutes.

Reese: Firefighters from Reese and Gamber responded at 2: 01 p.m. Saturday to a bulldozer on fire in the 2900 block of Industrial Park Drive. Units were out an hour.

Westminster: Firefighters responded at 12: 19 p.m. Saturday to a fire alarm in the first block of E. Main St. Units were out 18 minutes.

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