Odenton fire

Anne Arundel County fire fighters responded Sunday afternoon to a fire in Odenton that damaged three houses. (Anne Arundel County Fire Department Photo / Baltimore Sun / August 26, 2013)

Anne Arundel County fire officials say a fire on Sunday in Odenton caused an estimated $300,000 in damage to three houses and a car.

At about 3 p.m. Sunday, firefighters were sent to a dwelling fire in the 7600 block of Found Artifact Drive. The first unit reported heavy smoke from a two-story townhouse, and crews requested a second alarm, bringing a total of 48 firefighters to the scene.

The fire was brought under control within 40 minutes, officials said, but overall the blaze damaged three residences and destroyed a vehicle. Total damage is estimated at $300,000. Three adults were displaced, did not require the assistance of Red Cross.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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