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Overnight fire in Howard County under investigation

A man escaped, but his Howard County home sustained more than $500,000 in damage in a fire Wednesday.

A two-alarm fire caused about $580,000 in damage to a home in Glenwood Wednesday night, the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services said.

A man who lived in the home evacuated and called 911 about 9 p.m. to report the fire in the 2600 block of McKendree Road, officials said.

Firefighters found heavy fire in the garage that had extended into the second floor of the two-story house, officials said. No firefighters or were injured.

The man did not request Red Cross assistance. The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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