* Sykesville: Engines from Sykesville, Winfield and West Friendship of Howard County responded to a shed fire in the 500 block of Obrecht Road at 11:29 a.m. Friday. Firefighters called for an investigator from the state fire marshal's office to determine the cause. Units were out for nearly 1 1/2 hours.
* Gamber: Engines from Gamber, Reese and Sykesville were dispatched to a house fire in the 700 block of Klee Mill Road at 8:25 a.m. Friday. Units were out for 25 minutes.