Mount Airy fire causes $200,000 in damage, officials say

March 06, 2014|By Jim Joyner, The Baltimore Sun

A fire in Carroll County late Wednesday caused $200,000 in damage, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's office.

The blaze occurred about 9:21 p.m. in the 6600 block of Jacks Court, Mount Airy. The incident drew about 50 firefighters and took about an hour to contain, according to release from the fire marshal's office. The cause of the fire remains under investigation, officials said.

According to the release, there was about $100,000 in structural damage, and another $100,000 in damage to contents.

The homeowners were displaced, and are staying with relatives, according to the release.

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