WESTMINISTER — A heat lamp inside a chicken coop caused a house in Westminister to catch on fire, displacing a family of three.
At about 2:58 a.m. on Sunday, in the 2200 block of Old Washington Road, a passerby noticed the home on fire.
There were no injuries reported, but the fire caused $150,000 in damages.
The cause of the fire was accidental due to a heat lamp inside a chicken coop.
All three occupants are displaced and are being helped by friends and family.