Carroll County house fire results in estimated $225,000 in damage

A house fire in Carroll County on Friday resulted in an estimated $225,000 in damage and displaced the homeowner, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.

The fire occurred was reported at about 4:45 p.m. Friday in the 3500 block of East Lawndale Road in the Reisterstown area. It took about 45 minutes to control the blaze, the fire marshal's office said. The preliminary cause was listed as accidental; combustible items near a heating source.

The owner was displaced and was being assisted by relatives, fire officials said.

—Jim Joyner

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