A online donation page has been set up for the woman and her two teenage sons who lost their Mount Airy home and its contents to a devastating fire Thursday night.

A online donation page has been set up for the woman and her two teenage sons who lost their Mount Airy home and its contents to a devastating fire Thursday night.

Neither Barbara Kinna nor her sons were home at the time of the blaze, which was reported around 5:30 Thursday in the 1900 block of S. Main St. and took nearly two hours for firefighters to get under control, according to Doug Alexander, a spokesman for the Mount Airy volunteer fire company. There were no injuries to civilians however two firefighters were taken to Carroll Hospital to be treated for overexertion. The house was a total loss.

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Barbara and her sons were displaced and are being assisted by family in the area. Her cousin, Donald Kinna, a firefighter himself, set up a GoFundMe page for the family at https://www.gofundme.com/barbara-kinna-fire-loss. More than $5,000 had been raised as of noon Friday.

In addition to the GoFundMe page that has been started, Barbara's aunt Sharon Kinna said they're taking clothing donations.

"They lost absolutely everything except the clothes on their back," Sharon Kinna said.

Barbara wears a medium shirt, size 8 shoe and around a size 10 pants. Barbara Kinna has two sons, 16-year-old Cody Keith and 14-year-old Dustin Keith.



Cody wears 2XL shirts, 44x34 pants and a size 13 shoe. Dustin wears large shirts, 34x32 pants and size 15 shoes.

Sharon said they're asking for clothing, gift cards or financial donations. The family dog was injured and the vet bill will also be expensive, she added.

Items can be dropped off at Sharon's home at 2443 Old New Windsor Pike in New Windsor

"Anything is much appreciated," she said.

The origin and cause of the fire remain under investigation by the Frederick County Fire Marshal's Office.

Approximately 20 units and 60 personnel from Carroll, Frederick, Howard, and Montgomery counties responded to the fire. Units were on the scene for nearly five hours.

Units were dispatched at 5:33 p.m. Thursday and arrived on scene at 5:41 p.m. to find the two-story single-family home "well involved" with fire coming through the roof, according to Alexander. Firefighters quickly determined that no one was home at the time of the fire and began an interior attack of the blaze. However, due to heavy fire conditions and the deteriorating integrity of the structure, abandoned that effort, according to Alexander. The fire was "finally conquered ... after a full out defensive attack was made," Alexander said.

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