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2-alarm fire damages Reisterstown apartment complex

A two-alarm fire early Friday morning at an apartment complex in Reisterstown displaced residents of 11 units, Baltimore County fire officials said.

Firefighters responded to an apartment building at The Preserve at Owings Crossing, located in the unit block of Caraway Road, shortly after 2 a.m. Friday and observed flames going through the roof, according to officials. The fire was brought under control around 5:30 a.m., officials said.

Two people required medical attention at the scene and were transported to Northwest Hospital – one by ambulance and one by a family member, officials said.

Approximately 50 firefighters responded to the scene to battle the blaze, officials said. The American Red Cross was contacted to assist the displaced residents, officials said.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.

dean.jones@baltsun.com

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