Westminster Maryland House Fire Displaces Residents

Date: December 8, 2018

Time: 10:32 p.m.

Location / Address: 103 Pennsylvania Avenue, Westminster, Carroll County

Type of Incident: Fire

Description of Structure / Property: Two story wood frame duplex

Injuries or Deaths: None

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $10,000 Contents: $1,000

Smoke Alarm Status: Present and activated

Fire Alarm / Sprinkler Status: N/A

Arrests(s): None

Primary Responding Fire Department: Westminster Volunteer Fire Department

# of Alarms: 1 # Of Firefighters: 30

Time to Control: 15 minutes

Discovered By: Westminster City Police Officer

Area of Origin: Kitchen

Preliminary Cause: Remains under investigation

Additional Information: The occupant of 103 Pennsylvania Avenue was not home at the time of the fire. The occupants in 101 Pennsylvania Ave were displaced for the night due to smoke conditions. They were assisted by the Red Cross.