Firefighters from local departments responded to blazes across Harford County this weekend, including fires at a mobile home and an apartment building.
Most recently, the State Fire Marshal’s office responded to a report of a plastic tarp ignited on the side of a 1974 Silverton 33-foot boat moored at the Tydings Park Marina in Havre de Grace on Sunday night at approximately 7:30 p.m. Havre de Grace police and a Deputy State Fire Marshall responded to the call.
The small blaze caused about $1,000 in damages. Anyone with information is asked to contact the State Fire Marshal’s Office at 410-836-4844.
More seriously, a fire broke out at about 4:45 a.m. Sunday morning at the Sunrise Villa Apartments in the 1700 block of Fountain Rock Way in Edgewood. The fire started in the living room of a unit at the apartment complex, and took about 30 firefighters from the Joppa, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Abingdon, Bel Air, and Kingsville fire companies about 10 minutes to bring under control.
Damage to the structure as a result of the fire were estimated at $30,000, and damages to its contents were estimated at $10,000.
Another fire damaged a double-wide mobile home in the 3100 block of Tucker Road in Street on Saturday night at about 10 p.m. The accidental blaze, which according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office began when heat tape ignited combustibles under the home, took a total of 30 firefighters about 20 minutes to bring under control.
Among those responding were members of the Darlington, Bel Air, Level, and Whiteford fire companies. Damage to the home was estimated at $15,000, and damages to its contents were estimated at $5,000.