Sykesville house fire
Sykesville house fire (Eddie Godwin, Sykesville Volunteer Fire Department)

The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a house fire that occurred Sunday afternoon in Sykesville.

The incident took place at about 4:12 p.m. in the 6500 block of White Rock Road, according to the Notice of Investigation. The blaze caused an estimated $100,000 in damage, and the cause is still under investigation.

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It took 60 firefighters from the Sykesville Volunteer Fire Department almost an hour to control the fire, which began in the exterior rear of the two-story single family home, according to the notice.

One of the occupants was taken to Carroll Hospital for a "medical related issue," according to the notice. The Red Cross is assisting the family.



410-857-7862

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