One injured in mobile home fire in Elkridge

One person was injured Sunday evening during a fire in an Elkridge mobile home park.

According to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services, the fire broke out about 7 p.m. Sunday under a double-wide mobile home in the 8000 block of Keeton Road and rapidly spread to the home's interior.

The fire was extinguished about 20 minutes after firefighters arrived.

One adult resident of the home was treated by county paramedics and taken to Johns Hopkins-Bayview Medical Center with "serious but non-life threatening injuries," according to the fire department.

Four other adults and one child displaced by the fire were assisted by the Red Cross.

The fire, which is under investigation, caused about $20,000 in damages.


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