Basement Fire Damages Forest Hill Home Wednesday

A Wednesday evening fire damaged a home in Forest Hill, according to fire officials.

The fire was discovered at approximately 6:15 p.m. in the basement of a two-story home in the 300 block of Cannery Lane in Forest Hill, the State Fire Marshal’s Office said in a release. A total of 20 firefighters from the Bel Air and Fallston volunteer fire companies brought the blaze under control in about 10 minutes.

Damage to the home is estimated at $5,000, and damage to its contents is estimated at $1,000.