Cecil County – At approximately 3:30 yesterday afternoon firefighters from Port Deposit responded to Horse Lane in Conowingo for reports of a house fire.
Upon arrival, crews found a two-story wood frame single family dwelling on fire.
It took 30 firefighters an hour and a half to bring the two alarm blaze under control, according to officials.
The fire started outside the home as a result of discarded smoking material, officials said.
As a result of the fire five adults and three children were displaced and are being assisted by Red Cross. The dwelling and contents were a total loss.
Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $ 50,000.00 Contents: $ 50,000.00