Fire Destroys Joppa Home; Pets Likely Killed
Firefighters battled the blaze for almost five hours Monday.
A Joppa home was destroyed in a fire Monday night, possibly killing "several pets" trapped inside, according to a release from the Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association.
Around 6:30 p.m., firefighters were called to the area of Bluefield Circle and Donnawood Drive for the blaze.
Units from Joppa-Magnolia, Fallston and Bel Air Volunteer Fire Companies as well as Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire Department and the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company in Baltimore County all responded to the fire, according to the release.
The building collapsed, but no people were injured.
Emergency units cleared the scene around 11:15 p.m., nearly five hours after the original call.
Deputy state fire marshals also responded to the incident. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.