Fire damages Forest Hill home Wednesday night

A fire damaged a home in Forest Hill on Wednesday evening.

The fire was reported around 6:15 p.m. in a two-story, wood frame dwelling in the 300 block of Cannery Lane, according to the State Fire Marshal's Office, which investigated.

Approximately 20 firefighters from the Bel Air and Fallston volunteer fire companies responded and brought the fire under control in about 10 minutes, according to the Fire Marshal's Office's notice of investigation.

No injuries were reported.

An occupant of the dwelling, which is listed as being owned by Darrell Freels, reported the fire, which started in the home's basement. Damage was estimated at $5,000 to the dwelling and $1,000 to the contents, the Fire Marshal's Office said.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The home had working smoke detectors, according to investigators.

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