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Home destroyed in Elkton fire, officials investigating

Posted at 6:55 PM, Sep 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 18:55:49-04

ELKTON, Md. — Fire officials are investigating a two-story house fire that took place around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday on Lewisville Road in Elkton.

No injuries were reported and the estimated amount lost in the structure and contents is around $175,000.

It took the Elkton Fire Company about an hour to control the fire after it was discovered by a passerby.

Both the cause and area of origin are under investigation.

According to the State Fire Marshal, the home is considered a complete loss and anyone with information is asked to contact the Northeast Regional Office at (410) 836-4844.