Fire Strikes Bel Air Home, Quickly Controlled
An attic fire was reported in the 400 block of Hemingway Drive in Bel Air.
UPDATE (12:34 p.m. Monday)—A fire was reported through the roof of a Bel Air home Sunday night, and was controlled within 10 minutes, officials said.
Emergency crews responded to the 400 block of Hemingway Drive at about 8:15 p.m. About seven pieces of fire equipment and 45 crew members arrived on the scene, according to Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS spokesperson Dave Williams.
No injuries were reported, Williams said.
Fire officials attributed the cause of the blaze to a lightning strike, according to Rich Gardiner, spokesman for Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Association.
No further details were immediately available.