Riverside House Fire Causes 15K Damage

A house fire in Riverside drew firefighters from throughout the county Friday afternoon.

A fire broke out in a Riverside townhome Friday afternoon, causing thousands in damage.

Around 2:49 p.m. the homeowner noticed a fire inside the home in the 4300 block of Foxglove Court, according to a release from the Maryland State Fire Marshal.

Thirty firefighters from Joppa, Abingdon, Aberdeen and Bel Air Volunteer Fire Companies responded and controlled the blaze within 10 minutes, the release states.

The fire caused about $10,000 to the building and about $5,000 to what was inside it, according to deputy fire marshals.

Investigators believe the fire started accidentally in the home's master bedroom.

Kirsten Dize February 02, 2013 at 12:34 AM
Many thanks to Jeff Rollinger for sharing these photos.
MVPHKR February 03, 2013 at 03:40 AM
The homeowners are lucky it didn't burn to the ground...
MsMojo February 04, 2013 at 02:33 PM
I'm so happy to see that the family and pets are okay and safe.


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