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1 person sent to hospital for minor injuries after Crofton fire

One person was transported to a hospital for a minor injury after a fire Friday evening in Crofton, officials said Monday.

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department responded to a fire at the Crofton Village Apartments building in the 900 block Eastham Court at approximately 7:50 p.m. Units from Annapolis and Prince George’s County also responded to the call.

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Upon arriving, firefighters located and extinguished a fire on a third-floor balcony at the front of the building, according to a news release.

Three adults and one child were displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross. One of the occupants was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center with a minor injury, the release states. No other injuries were reported.

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The fire was reported under control in less than 10 minutes, according to the fire department, and caused an estimated $22,000 in damage.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit.

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