A Street home destroyed by fire and suffered extenive water damage on Saturday morning after a fire sparked in the attic.
Just after 6 a.m. on Saturday, emergency personnel were dispatched to the 3300 block of Ady Road in Street for the report of a fire in a two-story, single family dwelling.
The fire was discovered by a passerby and appeared to have originated in the attic of the home. A preliminary cause is still under investigation.
Forty-five firefighters from the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company responded to the 4-alarm blaze and had it under control within an hour. Multiple Harford County and surrounding area fire departments assisted.
The fire was primarily contained to the attic with extensive water damage throughout the remainder of the home. The owners were out of town at the time of the fire. A total of four Deputy State Fire Marshals responded along with K9 “Kachina”.
The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal estimated the fire caused $250,000 in damage to the structure and another $250,000 in damage to it contents. No injuries were reported.