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Elkridge family displaced by early morning fire

Elkridge family displaced by early morning fire

A family of five has been displaced after their Elkridge home was damaged in an early morning fire Tuesday, Howard County fire officials said.

The blaze began around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at the single-family in the 6400 block of Woodvale Place in Elkridge, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. Approximately 40 firefighters from Howard County and a crew from Anne Arundel County extinguished the fire within 30 minutes.

Two adults and three children will receive assistance from the American Red Cross, fire officials said. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.