The Office of the State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire which severely damaged a pickup truck in Jarrettsville early Wednesday morning.
According to fire officials, the blaze was spotted just after 4 a.m. Wednesday by a passerby in the 2300 block of Northcliff Drive in Jarrettsville. The fire began on the exterior of a 2009 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck, and was brought under control in 30 minutes by 10 members of the Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $30,000, according to a release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies also responded to the scene; the Sheriff’s Office is investigating several other vehicle break-ins in the area which are believed to be related.