9:17 AM EDT, 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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