Fire, smoke dam­age 116-year-old house

Cecil Whig - - LOCAL - By JANE BELLMYER

jbellmyer@ce­cil­whig.com

— Us­ing axes, hooks and chain­saws, vol­un­teers from sev­eral fire com­pa­nies worked Tues­day to find the source of the smoke that filled a 116-year-

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old house on Bailiff Road.

The fire was re­ported at 1:40 p.m. Fire­fight­ers at first de­scribed see­ing smoke but no flames com­ing from the home at 424 Bailiff Road. As in­te­rior walls and other ma­te­ri­als fell from a sec­ond floor win­dow, small licks of flame erupted, which a nearby fire­fighter quickly ex­tin­guished.

The Of­fice of the Mary­land State Fire Mar­shal was called to the scene to in­ves­ti­gate. As of Tues­day night no de­tails had been re­leased.

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