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Maryland Fire Marshal Investigates Kalmia Road Blaze

The cause of the house fire off US Route 1 was under investigation, the fire marshal said.

2100 Kalmia Rd., Bel Air. (Credit: Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company)
2100 Kalmia Rd., Bel Air. (Credit: Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company)
The Office of the State Fire Marshal said Monday that the cause of a weekend house fire in Bel Air remains under investigation.

At 3:49 a.m. Saturday, a neighbor reported the blaze in the 2100 block of Kalmia Road, according to a statement from the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

The house was unoccupied and there were no injuries, the fire marshal reported, noting the home was being used for storage.

Fifty firefighters from Bel Air, Darlington, Level and Abingdon responded, bringing the blaze under control within 45 minutes, according to Harford County Fire & EMS spokesman Rich Gardiner.

The fire marshal said there was $60,000 in structural damage, and items estimated to be valued at $30,000 were also lost.

According to the fire marshal, the Harford County Sheriff's Office was assisting in the investigation.

Related: Crews Respond to House Fire Off Route 1

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