Afternoon Glen Burnie Fire Displaces Family

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Firefighters responded to a fire this afternoon in Glen Burnie that displaced two adult residents.  At around 1:00 p.m., calls were received reporting a house fire in the 400 block of 7th Avenue N.E.

An Anne Arundel County Firefighter Helps A Kitten Rescued From An Afternoon Fire

An Anne Arundel County Firefighter Helps A Kitten Rescued From An Afternoon Fire

Upon arrival, firefighters found fire evident from a one-story occupied dwelling.  Thirty personnel were able to bring this incident under control in less than 30 minutes.  In the process of controlling the fire, several pets were rescued from the home.  They were given oxygen on the scene and ultimately taken to a local animal hospital for further treatment.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation however it is believed that the cause was accidental in nature.

The fire caused approximately $60,000 in total damage to the home.  The family denied assistance by the Red Cross and no injuries were reported.  No smoke alarms were found in the home.

Source: AACoFD

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