A Jarrettsville home was gutted by a three-alarm fire which broke out in the early morning hours Friday.
The blaze was reported just before 1:45 a.m. at a home on the 3900 block of Norrisville Road in Jarrettsville, according to the state fire marshal’s office, when a passerby saw signs of a fire in the home’s attic.
Approximately 60 firefighters from eight local departments battled the blaze for about two hours before bringing it under control. Among those present were firefighters from the Jarrettsville, Bel Air, Norrisville, Whiteford, Level, Fallston, Baltimore County, and York County, Pa. fire departments.
A smoke alarm was present and working at the time of the fire. Damage to the home was estimated at $500,000, while damage to its contents was estimated at $100,000.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Bel Air Office of the State Fire Marshal’s Office at 410-836-4844.