Unattended pot blamed for house fire in Glen Burnie

February 12, 2010

A pot of food left cooking on a stove when no one was home was blamed for a small fire in Glen Burnie on Wednesday night, Anne Arundel County Fire Department officials said. A neighbor spotted flames in a kitchen in the 7900 block of Parke West Drive at 9:48 p.m. and called 911, Battalion Chief Steve Thompson said. Firefighters arrived to see smoke coming from the roof, he said. The blaze was under control at 10:14 p.m. No one was injured. The room and its contents were damaged, Thompson said.

- Andrea F. Siegel

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