Attic fire destroys Elkridge home, four displaced

Posted at 9:42 AM, Feb 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-27 14:38:23-05

A family of four is displaced after an attic fire destroys their home.

Howard County Fire and EMS were alerted of a fire in the 7200 block of Montgomery Road in Elkridge around 2:15 Monday morning.

Firefighters arrived and quickly put out the fire located in the attic of the one story house.

Officials say four adults were able to evacuate the house before emergency personnel arrived on the scene.

The four residents are displaced, but the Red Cross is responding to help them. 

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