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Carroll County News

Fire destroys RV motor home

On Monday morning, a fire destroyed an RV motor home and caused minor damage to a garage in proximity to the blaze in the 2600 block of Bird View Road near Gamber.

The Gamber & Community fire company responded to the fire, along with units from other companies, including Reese, Westminster, Sykesville and Winfield.

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At 11:02 a.m., the first units to arrive on the scene found an RV motor home enveloped by fire, with a 24-by-24-foot garage and a tractor close by. Units concentrated on extinguishing the fire and protecting the garage. The fire was under control by 11:17 a.m.

The motor home was reduced to its skeleton and was a total loss; however, besides minor smoke and heat damage, the garage and tractor were intact.

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The cause of the fire was still under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshal as of Monday afternoon.

Reach staff writer Wiley Hayes at 410-857-3315 or email him at wiley.hayes@carrollcountytimes.com.


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